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Renal Failure - The Facts

Edited by Momir Polenakovic, ISBN 978-953-51-0630-2, 270 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published May 23, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2182

The book "Renal Failure - The Facts" consists of some facts about diagnosis, etiopathogenis and treatment of acute and chronic renal failure. Acute, as well as chronic renal failure is great medical problems and their treatment is a burden for the budget of each government. The purpose of the chapters is to present some important issues of diagnosis and causes of AKI, as well as caused by snakes and arthropods, after cardiac surgery, as well as some therapeutic achievements in AKI. Well presented are the psychological condition in patients on haemodialysis, as well as the treatment of diabetic uremics. The book is aimed at clinicians with a special interest in nephrology, but it should also prove to be a valuable resource for any generalists who encounter a nephrological problems in their day-to-day practice.

Dr. Momir Polenakovic

Prof. Polenakovic is a Professor of Medicine – Nephrology. He is an outstanding researcher, educator and scientist, one of the founders of the nephrology in the Republic of Macedonia. He was a President - Macedonian Medical Association, President - Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs, Founder of the BANTAO Association (Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs). He has shown interest in the field of Glomerulonephritis, Tubulointerstitial Disease, ADPKD, Chronic Renal Failure, Artificial Organs (Kidney), Dialysis, Apheresis, Diabetic Nephropathy. He has published 480 papers on the subject of his work, out of which 157 are on Pub Med, as well as several chapters and books devoted to nephrology. He is an Editor in Chief of the journal Prilozi of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MASA). Head - Research Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, MASA

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  • Renal Failure - The Facts

    The book "Renal Failure - The Facts" consists of some facts about diagnosis, etiopathogenis and treatment of acute and chronic renal failure. Acute, as well as chronic renal failure is great medical problems and their treatment is a burden for the budget of each government. The purpose of the chapters is to present some important issues of diagnosis and causes of AKI, as well as caused by snakes and arthropods, after cardiac surgery, as well as some therapeutic achievements in AKI. Well presented are the psychological condition in patients on haemodialysis, as well as the treatment of diabetic uremics. The book is aimed at clinicians with a special interest in nephrology, but it should also prove to be a valuable resource for any generalists who encounter a nephrological problems in their day-to-day practice.

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