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An Update on Glomerulopathies - Clinical and Treatment Aspects

Edited by Sharma S. Prabhakar, ISBN 978-953-307-673-7, 482 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published November 02, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1768
Edited Volume

An Update on Glomerulopathies - Clinical and Treatment Aspects is a systemic overview of recent advances in clinical aspects and therapeutic options in major syndromes of glomerular pathology. The book contains twenty four chapters divided conveniently into five sections. The first section deals with primary glomerulopathies, and the second section is devoted to glomerulopathies complicating infectious conditions. The third section deals with systemic autoimmune disorders and vasculitides which constitute major causes of glomerular disease and often renal failure. The fourth section includes chapters discussing the glomerular involvement in some major metabolic and systemic conditions. The final section has chapters which relate to some general aspects of glomerular diseases. This book will form an excellent reference tool for practicing and academic nephrology community.