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Basic Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury

Edited by Manisha Sahay

Osmania Medical College, India

The first section of the book covers the basics of nephrology and second section focuses on acute kidney injury. This easy to reference text examines the physiological and biochemical aspects of renal diseases - all in one convenient resource. Experts in the field discuss topics of increasing concern in nephrology including newer methods of assessing renal function. The field of acute kidney injury in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one with research translating into clinical guidelines and standards. This text brings together experts to provide an authoritative reference for management of AKI in various clinical settings. Pregnancy related AKI is an important entity which has also been discussed in detail. The recent advances in the field of critical care AKI have been incorporated as well and help the reader to update their knowledge.

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Basic Nephrology and Acute Kidney InjuryEdited by Manisha Sahay

Published: March 2nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1298

ISBN: 978-953-51-0139-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6842-3

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

49222 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

28 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations


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1. Is Body Surface Area the Appropriate Index for Glomerular Filtration Rate?

By Liesbeth Hoste and Hans Pottel


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2. How Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate? Comparison of Reference Methods

By Pierre Delanaye


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3. Effects of Preterm Birth on the Kidney

By Mary Jane Black, Megan R. Sutherland and Lina Gubhaju


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4. Renal Potassium Handling and Associated Inherited Tubulopathies Leading to Hypokalemia

By Jelena Stojanovic and John Sayer


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5. Variability of Biological Parameters in Blood Samples Between Two Consecutive Schedules of Hemodialysis

By Aurelian Udristioiu, Manole Cojocaru, Alexandra Dana Maria Panait, Radu Iliescu, Victor Dumitrascu and Daliborca Cristina Vlad


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6. The Metamorphosis of Acute Renal Failure to Acute Kidney Injury

By John W Pickering and Zoltán H Endre


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7. Acute Kidney Injury in Pregnancy

By Manisha Sahay


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8. Evaluation of Acute Kidney Injury in Intensive Care Unit

By Itir Yegenaga


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9. Vancomycin-Induced Nephrotoxicity

By Ahmad Bilal, Omar Abu-Romeh, Talla A. Rousan and Kai Lau


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