Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, tuberculosis, and immune system dysfunction. Chronic Kidney Disease is also […]

Managing Segmental Renal Diseases 1st ed. 2018 Edition

Managing Segmental Renal Diseases 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This volume focuses on those rare congenital or acquired kidney pathologies that are localized in only one part of the organ, while the rest of the organ remains unaffected. It helps readers identify the segmentary stage of the disease and discusses in-depth possible conservative surgical approaches: partial nephrectomy, calicectomy and lobectomy. It is a valuable resource for urologists, nephrologists and surgeons as well as researchers and practitioners involved in the […]

Bacterial Infections and the Kidney 1st ed

This text is designed to present a comprehensive and state-of the-art but practical approach to the diagnosis and management of bacterial infection associated renal disease.  The chapters address the different types of glomerular, tubulointerstitial and vascular diseases, associated with bacterial infections, describe diagnostic pitfalls, provide differential diagnosis and discuss treatment and management. Easy to follow diagnostic algorithms and tables are included for practical usefulness. The text provides a large number […]

Managing Segmental Renal Diseases 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This volume focuses on those rare congenital or acquired kidney pathologies that are localized in only one part of the organ, while the rest of the organ remains unaffected. It helps readers identify the segmentary stage of the disease and discusses in-depth possible conservative surgical approaches: partial nephrectomy, calicectomy and lobectomy. It is a valuable resource for urologists, nephrologists and surgeons as well as researchers and practitioners involved in the […]

200 Best of Five Questions for Nephrology Specialty Certificate Exam with Revision Notes and Guidelines

Introduced in 2010, the Nephrology SCE (Specialty Certificate Examination) is compulsory for the Nephrology trainees to gain a CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in the Specialty. Candidates who have sat for the exam with their written MRCP are familiar with the best of five formats where they select the best of five plausible and comparable answers. This requires both knowledge and exam technique that is often best achieved through […]

Pathogenesis and Treatment in IgA Nephropathy: An International Comparison 1st ed

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=4431555870] This book discusses the latest findings on the pathogenesis and treatment of IgA nephropathy. It particularly focuses on recently recognized initiation and progression factors and the varying treatment strategies in different regions, such as Asia, Europe, and the United States. More than 40 years have passed since Dr. Jean Berger first described primary IgA nephropathy (“Nephropathy with mesangial IgA-IgG deposits”) as a new disease entity. Immunohistopathologically, IgA […]

A Practical Manual of Renal Medicine: Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 1st Edition

[amazon template=add to cart&asin=9812838716] This manual provides practical and accessible information on all aspects of general nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation. It outlines current therapies in straightforward language to help readers understand the treatment rationale, and does not assume extensive knowledge of anatomy, biochemistry, or pathophysiology. Consisting of 33 chapters written by 31 experts from four continents, this volume covers all the practical tips in the emergency and long-term management of […]

Management of Acute Kidney Problems

[amazon template=banner easy&asin=3540694137] “This is an up-to-date book on the definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical causes of acute kidney injury. … a helpful resource for physicians practicing in the intensive care unit setting. From internists to critical care specialists, this book provides a starting point for clinical management. … Multiple colorful tables and figures enhance the text. … I would recommend it … for those with frequent exposure to patients […]