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Chronic Kidney Disease and Renal Transplantation

Edited by Manisha Sahay

Osmania Medical College, India

This valuable resource covers inpatient and outpatient approaches to chronic renal disease and renal transplant with clinical practicality. This first section of the book discusses chronic disease under distinct topics, each providing the readers with state-of-the-art information about the disease and its management. It discusses the fresh perspectives on the current state of chronic kidney disease. The text highlights not just the medical aspects but also the psychosocial issues associated with chronic kidney disease. The latest approaches are reviewed through line diagrams that clearly depict recent advances. The second section of the book deals with issues related to transplant. It provides effective and up-to-date insight into caring for your transplant patients.

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Chronic Kidney Disease and Renal TransplantationEdited by Manisha Sahay

Published: February 10th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2485

ISBN: 978-953-51-0003-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6792-1

Copyright year: 2012

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31001 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease

By Ross Francis and David Johnson


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2. The Role of Renin Angiotensin System Inhibitors in Renal Protection: Lessons from Clinical Trials

By Ljuba Stojiljkovic


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3. Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein as a Mediator of Renal Damage: New Evidence from Experimental as well as Human Nephropathies

By Ricardo J. Bosch, María Isabel Arenas, Montserrat Romero, Nuria Olea, Adriana Izquierdo, Arantxa Ortega, Esperanza Vélez, Jordi Bover, Juan C. Ardura and Pedro Esbrit


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4. Psychological and Social Aspects of Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

By Daphne L. Jansen, Mieke Rijken, Monique J.W.M. Heijmans, Ad A. Kaptein and Peter P. Groenewegen


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5. Role of Fermentable Carbohydrate Supplements in the Course of Uremia

By Hassan Younes


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6. Phosphorus and Calcium Metabolism Disorders Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III-IV (Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis)

By L. Milovanova, Y. Milovanov and A. Plotnikova


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7. Recent Trials in Hypertension

By Samra Abouchacra and Hormaz Dastoor


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8. Cardiac Biomarkers in End-Stage Renal Disease

By Leo Jacobs, Alma Mingels and Marja van Dieijen-Visser


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9. Cardiovascular Complications in Renal Diseases

By Mohsen Kerkeni


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10. Laparoscopic Transperitoneal and Retroperitoneal Nephrectomies in Children: A Change of Practice

By Julio J. Báez, Gaston F. Mesples and Alfredo E. Benito


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11. Mechanisms of Calcineurin Inhibitor Nephrotoxicity in Chronic Allograft Injury

By Craig Slattery, Hilary Cassidy, Olwyn Johnston, Michael P. Ryan and Tara McMorrow


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12. Malignancy Following Renal Transplantation

By A. Vanacker and B. Maes


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