Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Chronic Kidney Disease

Edited by Monika Göőz

Medical University of South Carolina, United States of America

Chronic kidney disease is an increasing health and economical problem in our world. Obesity and diabetes mellitus, the two most common cause of CKD, are becoming epidemic in our societies. Education on healthy lifestyle and diet is becoming more and more important for reducing the number of type 2 diabetics and patients with hypertension. Education of our patients is also crucial for successful maintenance therapy. There are, however, certain other factors leading to CKD, for instance the genetic predisposition in the case of polycystic kidney disease or type 1 diabetes, where education alone is not enough.

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Chronic Kidney DiseaseEdited by Monika Göőz

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1155

ISBN: 978-953-51-0171-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6856-0

Copyright year: 2012

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99480 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

29 Web of Science Citations

22 Dimensions Citations


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1. ADAM Proteases as Novel Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Kidney Disease

By Monika Göőz


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2. Severity and Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

By Syed Ahmed and Gerard Lowder


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3. The New Kidney and Bone Disease: Chronic Kidney Disease - Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD)

By Igor G. Nikolov, Ognen Ivanovski and Nobuhiko Joki


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4. The Prevalence of Renal Osteodystrophy in Chronic Renal Failure Patients in Urban Niger Delta of Nigeria

By U. R. Onyemekeihia, C. O. Esume, E. Unuigbe, E. Oviasu, L. Ojogwu


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5. Relationships Among Renal Function, Bone Turnover and Periodontal Disease

By Akihiro Yoshihara and Lisdrianto Hanindriyo


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6. Sarcoidosis and Kidney Disease

By Tulsi Mehta, Anirban Ganguli and Mehrnaz Haji-Momenian


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7. Origins of Cardiorenal Syndrome and the Cardiorenal Connection

By L. G. Bongartz, M. J. Cramer and J. A. Joles


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8. Sub-Types and Therapeutic Management of the Cardiorenal Syndrome

By Margot Davis and Sean A. Virani


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9. Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease

By Gen-Min Lin, Chih-Lu Han, Chung-Chi Yang and Cheng-Chung Cheng


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10. Pharmacologic Adjuvants to Reduce Erythropoietin Therapy Dose in Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease

By Adeel Siddiqui, Aqeel Siddiqui and Robert Benz


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11. Molecular Mechanisms of Nephro-Protective Action of HE-86 Liquid Extract in Experimental Chronic Renal Failure

By Li-qun He, Dong Feixia, Qiang Fu and Jun Li


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12. The Effects of Asymmetric Dimethylarginine (ADMA), Nitric Oxide (NO) and Homocysteine (Hcy) on Progression of Mild Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Relationship Between Clinical and Biochemical Parameters

By A. Atamer, S. Alisir Ecder, Y. Atamer, Y. Kocyigit, N. Bozkurt Yigit and T. Ecder


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13. Neutrophil Activation and Erythrocyte Membrane Protein Composition in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

By Elísio Costa, Luís Belo and Alice Santos-Silva


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14. Assessing Iron Status in CKD Patients: New Laboratory Parameters

By Eloísa Urrechaga, Luís Borque and Jesús F. Escanero


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15. Exogenous Fluorescent Agents for the Determination of Glomerular Filtration Rate

By Raghavan Rajagopalan and Richard B. Dorshow


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16. Modern Surgical Treatments of Urinary Tract Obstruction

By Bannakij Lojanapiwat


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17. Extra-Anatomic Urinary Drainage for Urinary Obstruction

By Michael Kimuli, John Sciberras and Stuart Lloyd


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18. Percutaneous Nephrostomy

By Rameysh D. Mahmood, Lee Yizhi and Mark Tan M.L.


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19. Unusual Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Therapies

By Cesar A. Restrepo V


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20. The Role of Nephron-Sparing Surgery (NSS) for Renal Tumours >4 cm

By Amélie Parisel, Frederic Baekelandt, Hein Van Poppel and Steven Joniau


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21. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia and Chronic Kidney Disease

By Ricardo Leão, Bruno Jorge Pereira and Hugo Coelho


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22. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (ASB), Renal Function and Hypertension

By Suzanne Geerlings


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23. Sleep Disorders Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease

By Robert L. Benz, Mark R. Pressman and Iqbal Masood


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24. The Allo-Immunological Injury in Chronic Allograft Nephropathy

By I. Enver Khan, Rubin Zhang, Eric E. Simon and L. Lee Hamm


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25. Prevention and Regression of Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertension

By Hiroyuki Sasamura


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26. Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Renal Predialysis Patients Exposed to a Prevention Program - Medellín, 2007-2008

By Carlos E. Yepes Delgado, Yanett M. Montoya Jaramillo, Beatriz E. Orrego Orozco and Daniel C. Aguirre Acevedo


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