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Handbook of Renal Biopsy Pathology

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Alexander J. Howie. (Third edition) --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This updated new edition provides a concise and practical guide to the interpretation of renal biopsy specimens. Each chapter has been updated to cover recent advances, with current terminology and information about newly recognized conditions. The latest classification systems and their practical application are included. Handbook of Renal Biopsy Pathology, Third Edition shows readers how the diagnosis can be made from the clinical indication for the biopsy, and interpretation of changes in th…
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Author
Howie, Alexander J.
Responsibility
Alexander J. Howie
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 297 p.) : 255 illus., 237 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030409395
9783030409388 (Print ed.)
9783030409401 (Print ed.)
9783030409418 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Kidney - pathology
Kidney Diseases - pathology
Specialty
Nephrology
Pathology
Abstract
This updated new edition provides a concise and practical guide to the interpretation of renal biopsy specimens. Each chapter has been updated to cover recent advances, with current terminology and information about newly recognized conditions. The latest classification systems and their practical application are included. Handbook of Renal Biopsy Pathology, Third Edition shows readers how the diagnosis can be made from the clinical indication for the biopsy, and interpretation of changes in the specimen. The book is relevant to trainee and practicing pathologists and nephrologists, and to others with contact with people with renal disorders, such as transplant surgeons, dialysis and transplant nurses, pharmacists, and medical students.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. General points about renal biopsy specimens -- 3. Technical handling of renal biopsy specimens -- 4. How to look at biopsy specimen: preliminary study -- 5. How to look at a renal biopsy specimen: initial study of the kidney -- 6. Indication for biopsy: nephrotic syndrome -- 7. Indications for biopsy: acute kidney injury -- 8. Indication for biopsy: chronic renal failure -- 9. Indication for biopsy: hematuria -- 10. Indication for biopsy: proteinuria -- 11. Indication for biopsy: renal allograft -- 12. Other indications for biopsy of kidneys.
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e-Book
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