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The Kidney : A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management

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Donna E. Hansel, Christopher J. Kane, Gladell P. Paner, Sam S. Chang, editors. (1st ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2016.
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This volume provides a practical, comprehensive overview on benign and malignant disease of the adult kidney. The text addresses the topic of assessment and management of patients with surgical renal disease. Within this scope, it includes hereditary and spontaneous renal neoplasms, as well as non-neoplastic disease that manifests as a clinically relevant mass. The book is organized into chapters focusing on discrete disease entities and incorporating pathology, surgical management, oncologic t…
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Hansel, Donna E
Kane, Christopher J
Paner, Gladell P
Chang, Sam S
Responsibility
Donna E. Hansel, Christopher J. Kane, Gladell P. Paner, Sam S. Chang, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 215 p. : 153 illus., 143 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493932863
9781493932856 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - therapy
Kidney Neoplasms - diagnosis
Kidney Neoplasms - therapy
Kidney - pathology
Abstract
This volume provides a practical, comprehensive overview on benign and malignant disease of the adult kidney. The text addresses the topic of assessment and management of patients with surgical renal disease. Within this scope, it includes hereditary and spontaneous renal neoplasms, as well as non-neoplastic disease that manifests as a clinically relevant mass. The book is organized into chapters focusing on discrete disease entities and incorporating pathology, surgical management, oncologic therapy, radiologic findings, and molecular alterations. This text is designed to address relevant areas of clinical management of renal neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease across multiple specialties and levels of training. Written by experts in the field, The Kidney: A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management is a valuable resource on the diagnosis and management of patients with not only renal cell carcinoma, but also other renal processes that require surgical intervention.
Contents
Embryology, Anatomy and Histology of the Kidney -- Polycystic Kidney Disease -- Non-Neoplastic Disease Presenting as a Renal Lesion -- Overview and Staging of Renal Neoplasms -- Conventional Forms of Renal Neoplasia -- Familial Forms of Renal Cell Carcinoma and Associated Syndromes -- Translocation-Associated Carcinoma -- Collecting Duct Carcinoma and Renal Medullary Carcinoma -- Emerging and Recently Described Subtypes of Renal Carcinoma -- Non-Epithelial Renal Neoplasms of the Adult Kidney -- Pediatric Renal Neoplasms -- Glomerular Disease -- Non-Neoplastic Kidney Diseases in the Setting of a Renal Mass.
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Understanding Kidney Diseases

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Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and ski…
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Rayner, Hugh
Other Authors
Thomas, Mark
Milford, David
Responsibility
Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 300 p. : 216 illus., 81 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319234588
9783319234571 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Techniques, Urological
Disease Progression
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - physiopathology
Renal Replacement Therapy
Abstract
This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and skill in managing patients.
Contents
1. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology -- 2. Measuring Kidney Function -- 3. Plot All the Dots -- 4. How Are You Feeling? -- 5. Do You Have Any Long-Term Health Conditions? -- 6. Are You Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy? -- 7. What Is Your Family History? -- 8. What Have You Been Taking? -- 9. Height and Weight -- 10. Blood Pressure -- 11. Test the Urine -- 12. Examine the Patient. -- 13. Full Blood Count, Urea and Electrolytes, Bicarbonate, Bone Profile -- 14. Immunology -- 15. Image the Urinary Tract -- 16. Should We Do a Kidney Biopsy? -- 17. Make a Plan -- 18. Renal Replacement Therapy -- 19. Epilogue -- Multiple Choice Questions -- Multiple Choice Question Answers -- Index of Case Reports -- Index of Histopathology, Radiology and Clinical Images.
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