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Diseases of Renal Parenchyma

Edited by Manisha Sahay

Osmania Medical College, India

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.

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Diseases of Renal ParenchymaEdited by Manisha Sahay

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2484

ISBN: 978-953-51-0245-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6882-9

Copyright year: 2012

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52215 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Power of Molecular Genetics in Establishing the Diagnosis and Offering Prenatal Testing: The Case for Alport Syndrome

By Constantinos Deltas, Konstantinos Voskarides, Panagiota Demosthenous, Louiza Papazachariou, Panos Zirogiannis and Alkis Pierides


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2. Dent's Disease

By Elena Levtchenko, Arend Bökenkamp, Leo Monnens and Michael Ludwig


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3. Chapter 3 Plasma Concentration of Adipokines, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Mariya Severova, Evgeniya Saginova, Marat Galliamov, Nickolay Ermakov, Alla Rodina, Mikhail Severov, Andrey Pulin, Viktor Fomin and Nikolay Mukhin


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4. The Obesity Epidemic and Kidney Disease: A Literature Review

By Veeraish Chauhan, Megha Vaid, Nishtha Chauhan and Akhil Parashar


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5. Uric Acid and Renal Function

By Guilherme Ambrosio Albertoni, Fernanda Teixeira Borges and Nestor Schor


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6. Renal Disease and Pregnancy

By Marius Craina, Elena Bernad, Răzvan Niţu, Paul Stanciu, Cosmin Cîtu, Zoran Popa, Corina Şerban and Rodica Mihăescu


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7. Arterial Hypertension and Renal Disease

By Corina Şerban, Rodica Mihăescu, Lavinia Noveanu, Ioana Mozoş, Ruxandra Christodorescu and Simona Drăgan


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8. Sickle Cell Disease and Renal Disease

By Mathias Abiodun Emokpae and Patrick Ojiefo Uadia


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9. Renal Cortical Neoplasms and Associated Renal Functional Outcomes

By Gina M. Badalato, Max Kates, Neda Sadeghi and James M. McKiernan


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10. The Role of B-Cells and B-Cell Targeted Therapies in Lupus Nephritis

By Irene Blanco, Saakshi Khattri and Chaim Putterman


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11. Diabetic Nephropathy: Current and Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Prevent Its Development and Progression

By Karly C. Sourris and Josephine M. Forbes


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12. Antioxidant Therapy for Diabetic Kidney Disease

By Alina Livshits and Axel Pflueger


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13. Is Limb Loss Always Inevitable for Critical Neuro-Ischemic Foot Wounds in Diabetic Patients with End Stage Renal Disease and Unfit for Vascular Reconstructions?

By Vlad Alexandrescu


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14. Diabetes and Renal Disease

By Rodica Mihăescu, Corina Şerban, Simona Drăgan, Romulus Timar, Ioana Mozoş, Marius Craina and Adalbert Schiller


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15. Diabetic Nephropathy: A Cardiovascular Risk Factor

By Caroline Jane Magri and Stephen Fava


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