From basic science to practical clinical tools, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 4th Edition provides you with the up-to-date, authoritative guidance you need to safely and effectively manage patients with chronic renal disease. Covering all relevant clinical management issues, this companion volume to Brenner and Rector's The Kidney presents the knowledge and expertise of renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, critical care nephrology, and transplantation - for an all-in-one, indispensable guide to every aspect of this fast-changing field. Contains expanded content on economics and outcomes of treatment, as well as acute kidney injury. Covers hot topics such as the genetic causes of chronic kidney disease, ethical challenges and palliative care, and home hemodialysis. Discusses the latest advances in hypertensive kidney disease, vitamin D deficiency, diabetes management, transplantation, and more. Provides a clear visual understanding of complex information with high-quality line drawings, photographs, and diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Himmelfarb: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 4e Section 1: Chronic Kidney Disease 1. Chronic Kidney Disease: Definitions, Epidemiology, Cost, and Outcomes 2. Measurement and Estimation of Kidney Function 3. Diabetic Kidney Disease 4. Hypertensive Kidney Disease 5. Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly 6. The Pediatric Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease 7. Genetic Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease Section 2: Complications and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease 8. The Role of the Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic and Multidisciplinary Team Care 9. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease 10. Mineral Bone Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease 11. Vitamin D Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease 12. Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease 13. Nutrition, Metabolism and Hormonal Function in Chronic Kidney Disease 14. Inflammation in Chronic Kidney Disease 15. Sleep Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease 16. Depression and Neurocognitive Function in Chronic Kidney Disease 17. Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease 18. The Pathophysiology of Uremia 19. Timing and Initiation and Modality Options for Renal Replacement Therapy 20. Ethical Challenges and the Role of Palliative Care in Kidney Disease Section 3: Dialysis 21. Dialysis and End Stage Kidney Disease: Epidemiology, Cost, and Outcomes 22. Principles of Hemodialysis 23. Vascular Access 24. Hemodialysis Adequacy 25. Hemodialysis-Associated Infections 26. Acute Complications Associated with Hemodialysis 27. Frequent Hemodialysis: Physiological, Epidemiological, and Practical Aspects 28. Home Hemodialysis 29. Peritoneal Physiology 30. The Utilization and Outcomes of Peritoneal Dialysis 31. Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions, Prescription and Adequacy 32. Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Infections 33. Noninfectious Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis Section 4: Transplantation 34. Transplant epidemiology, costs and outcomes 35. Transplantation Immunobiology 36. Evaluation of Donors and Recipients 37. Surgical Management of the Renal Transplant Recipient 38. Immunosuppresive Therapy 39. Diagnosis and Therapy of Graft Dysfunction 40. Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients 41. Noninfectious Complications after Kidney Transplantation 42. Recurrent and De Novo Renal Diseases after Kidney Transplantation 43. Pediatric Renal Transplantation 44. Chronic Kidney Disease in the Kidney Transplant Recipient Section 5: Acute Kidney Injury 45. Acute Kidney Injury: Epidemiology, Costs and Outcomes 46. Metabolic and Nutritional Complications of Acute Kidney Injury 47. Acute Kidney Injury Diagnostics and Biomarkers 48. Pharmacological Interventions in Acute Kidney Injury 49. Dialytic Management for Acute Renal Failure 50. Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisonings