Medicine » Urology and Nephrology

Diseases of Renal Parenchyma

Edited by Manisha Sahay, ISBN 978-953-51-0245-8, 314 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 16, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2484
Edited Volume

Clinical nephrology is an evolving speciality in which the amount of information is growing daily. This book gives quick access to some important clinical conditions encountered in nephrology including the diseases of glomeruli, tubules and interstitium. It presents the latest information on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of important diseases of renal parenchyma. The information is presented in a very user friendly and accessible manner while the treatment algorithms enable the reader to quickly access expert advice on arriving at the most appropriate treatment regimen. The book discusses the renal involvement in various systemic diseases including diabetes and autoimmune diseases. Diabetic nephropathy is fast becoming the commonest cause of end stage renal disease all over the globe and is discussed in this book. The editors believe that this book will be a valuable addition to the reader's library.