Renal Medicine

by David Oliveira, Debasish Banerjee, Joyce Popoola, Iain A.M. MacPhee, Seema Shrivastava, Daniel Jones, Stephen Nelson

This book gives complete overview on renal system for the multi-disciplinary team who are involved in the care of renal patients. It comprises of histology, embryology, and functions of different parts of the renal system with representative diagrams. Various renal diseases, are identified by some of the common symptoms like urine output, dysuria, macroscopic haematuria, frothy urine, loin pain and swelling of the leg. Causes of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney injury assessment of different stages of the disease, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and management are explained in detail. Other aspects of renal diseases including electrolyte disorders, secondary glomerular disease, acid-base disorders are dealt effectively. Treatment options available for each of these disorders and possible side-effects and effective management are also part of this book. Hereditary diseases like autosomal dominant (adult) polycystic kidney disease which mainly affects children Von Hippel–Lindau (VHL) disease are explained in detail. Urology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of the urogenital tract potentially requiring surgical intervention, clinical presentations and investigations advised are explained.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Oliveira David
St George’s University of London, London, UK
St George’s, University of London, London, UK
2. Banerjee Debasish
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust; St George’s University of London, London, UK
Peerless Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3. Popoola Joyce
St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
4. MacPhee Iain A.M.
St George’s University of London, London, UK
5. Shrivastava Seema
St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
6. Jones Daniel
St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
7. Nelson Stephen St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
ISBN 9781907816574
Speciality Nephrology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11834
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 224
Book Type Professional

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