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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 C. Rayner, Mark E. Thomas, David V. Milford. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book combines the reference material of a nephrology textbook with the everyday relevance of a clinical handbook. This second edition develops and expands upon the success of the first. All the content has been updated and entirely new chapters on acid-base disorders and stone disease have been added. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes over 60 real-life case studies and is illustrated with over 200 figures. Readers can test their knowledge with a bank of multiple-choice questions and p…
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Rayner, Hugh C.
Other Authors
Thomas, Mark E.
Milford, David V.
Responsibility
Hugh C. Rayner, Mark E. Thomas, David V. Milford
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 396 p.) : 249 illus., 99 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030430276
9783030430269 (Print ed.)
9783030430283 (Print ed.)
9783030430290 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - physiopathology
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This book combines the reference material of a nephrology textbook with the everyday relevance of a clinical handbook. This second edition develops and expands upon the success of the first. All the content has been updated and entirely new chapters on acid-base disorders and stone disease have been added. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes over 60 real-life case studies and is illustrated with over 200 figures. Readers can test their knowledge with a bank of multiple-choice questions and put it into practice by answering questions that patients frequently ask. The book provides all that students, residents and fellows need in order to approach a patient with a kidney problem with confidence.
Contents
1. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Nephrology -- 2. Measuring Kidney Function: How to Use Laboratory Tests to Measure Glomerular Filtration Rate -- 3. Plot All the Dots: How Graphs Reveal the History of Someone’s Kidney Disease -- 4. Kidney Function in Acute Illness and Acute Kidney Injury -- 5. How Are You Feeling? Symptoms of Kidney Disease -- 6. Do You Have Any Risk Factors or Long-Term Health Conditions? How Environment, Lifestyle and Other Medical Conditions Are Linked to Kidney Disease -- 7. Are You Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy? How Pregnancy Affects the Kidneys and Vice Versa -- 8. What Is Your Family History? The Molecular Genetics of Inherited Kidney Diseases -- 9. What Have You Been Taking? Nephrotoxicity from Medications and Other Chemicals -- 10. Height and Weight: The Effects of Kidney Disease on Development; Links Between Obesity and Kidney Disease -- 11. Blood Pressure: The Interactions Between Hypertension and Kidney Disease -- 12. Test the Urine: Understanding Haematuria, Proteinuria and Urinary Infection -- 13. Examine the Patient: Physical Signs Related to Kidney Diseases -- 14. Full Blood Count: Haematological Changes in Kidney Diseases -- 15. Acid, Base and the Kidneys: The Role of the Kidneys in Acid-Base Disorders -- 16. Calcium, Phosphate and Bones: How Bone and Mineral Metabolism is Altered in Kidney Disease -- 17. Immunology: Serological Tests That Help Diagnose Kidney Diseases -- 18. Image the Urinary Tract: Strengths and Weaknesses of Different Radiology Modalities -- 19. Should We Do a Kidney Biopsy? Balancing the Diagnostic Benefits Against the Clinical Risks -- 20. Kidney Stone Disease: A Link Between Nephrology and Urology -- 21. Make a Plan: When and How to Prepare for End-Stage Kidney Disease -- 22. Kidney Replacement Therapy: Common Problems in Dialysis and Transplant Patients -- Frequently Asked Questions -- Multiple Choice Questions -- Answers -- Case Reports.
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