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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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Renal FailureThe FactsEdited by Momir Polenakovic

Published: May 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2182

ISBN: 978-953-51-0630-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7003-7

Copyright year: 2012

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35425 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

44 Dimensions Citations


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1. Risk Factors for Renal Failure: From Infancy to Adulthood

By Silvio Maringhini, Vitalba Azzolina, Rosa Cusumano and Ciro Corrado


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2. The Pathogenesis of Acute Kidney Injury

By Nicholas A. Barrett and Marlies Ostermann


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3. Oxidative and Nitrosative Stress in the Ischemic Acute Renal Failure

By Miguel G. Salom, B. Bonacasa, F. Rodriguez and F. J. Fenoy


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4. Immunological and Molecular Mechanisms Leading to Fibrosis: Origin of Renal Myofibroblasts

By Leonora Himer, Erna Sziksz, Tivadar Tulassay and Ádám Vannay


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5. Effects of Maternal Renal Dysfunction on Fetal Development

By Toshiya Okada, Yoko Kitano-Amahori, Masaki Mino, Tomohiro Kondo, Ai Takeshita and Ken-Takeshi Kusakabe


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6. Proteomic Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Acute Kidney Injury

By Stefan Herget-Rosenthal, Jochen Metzger, Amaya Albalat, Vasiliki Bitsika and Harald Mischak


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7. Sepsis and Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome

By Nissar Shaikh


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8. Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management

By Emmanuel Moss and Yoan Lamarche


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9. Acute Kidney Injury Induced by Snake and Arthropod Venoms

By Markus Berger, Maria Aparecida Ribeiro Vieira and Jorge Almeida Guimaraes


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10. Contrast Nephropathy: A Paradigm for Cardiorenal Interactions in Clinical Practice

By Michele Meschi, Simona Detrenis, Laura Bianchi and Alberto Caiazza


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11. The Outcome of HIV-Positive Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units with Acute Kidney Injury

By J. D. Nel and M. R. Moosa


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12. Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Uremic Patients with Hemodialysis

By Takefumi Matsuo


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13. The Psychological Impact of Hemodialysis on Patients with Chronic Renal Failure

By Liang-Jen Wang and Chih-Ken Chen


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14. Renal Replacement Therapy in Uremic Diabetic Patients – Experience from The Republic of Macedonia

By Momir H. Polenakovic


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