Chronic Renal Disease Book

Chronic Renal Disease


  • Author : Paul L. Kimmel
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1390
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128158777

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Chronic Renal Disease Excerpt :

Chronic Renal Disease, Second Edition, comprehensively investigates the physiology, pathophysiology, treatment and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This translational reference takes an in-depth look at CKD with no coverage of dialysis or transplantation. Chapters are devoted to the scientific investigation of chronic kidney disease, the most common problems faced by nephrologists in the management of chronic kidney disease, specific illnesses in the CKD framework, and how the management of CKD in a polycystic kidney disease patient differs from other CKD patients. This award-winning reference features a series of case studies, covering both clinical aspects and pathophysiology. Questions are open ended, progressively more difficult, and repetitive across different patient clinical problems and different chapters. The cases and questions included will be useful for medical students, residency board reviews, and clinician teaching or conference preparation. Includes case studies and questions which can be used as a teaching tool for medical students and resident Provides coverage of classification and measurement, epidemiology, pathophysiology, complications of CKD, fluid/electrolyte disorders in CKD, CKD and systemic illnesses, clinical considerations, therapeutic considerations, and special considerations

Chronic Kidney Disease  Dialysis  and Transplantation E Book Book

Chronic Kidney Disease Dialysis and Transplantation E Book


  • Author : Jonathan Himmelfarb
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323531726

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Chronic Kidney Disease Dialysis and Transplantation E Book Excerpt :

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.

Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Junwei Yang
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813291317

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Chronic Kidney Disease Excerpt :

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic review of the latest findings in a wide spectrum of clinically important aspects of chronic kidney disease (CKD), focusing on clinical diagnosis and therapeutics. CKD is a global health problem with a rising morbidity and mortality. The last decade has seen significant improvements in determining the incidence, prevalence, and complications of CKD, mainly thanks to the definitions of CKD developed by the National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI). However, increased recognition of CKD has led to awareness of the limitations of its clinical diagnosis and treatment, which are essential to patients’ wellbeing. This book is of particular value not only to nephrologists, but also to general practitioners and residents with an interest in CKD. It offers a well-organized exposition of the current knowledge base. Compared with previously published books on kidney disease and CKD, it has a smaller number of more concise chapters. As a result, readers can easily obtain an overview of the most important topics in CKD. We hope that practitioners will gain as much from reading this practical guide to clinical management of CKD as we have from editing it.

Comorbidities in Chronic Kidney Disease  CKD  Book

Comorbidities in Chronic Kidney Disease CKD


  • Author : Joachim Jankowski
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039366682

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Comorbidities in Chronic Kidney Disease CKD Excerpt :

With a mean worldwide prevalence of 13%, chronic kidney disease imposes a massive health burden on our society. In addition to reduced kidney function, patients with chronic kidney disease increasingly suffer from cardiovascular diseases affecting the heart and vasculature. Cardiovascular diseases account for around half of the deaths of patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. However, therapeutic options are highly insufficient. The pathological mechanisms that underlie increased cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney disease remain largely unknown. This Special Issue provides insights into comorbidities in CKD patients, mainly focused on increased cardiovascular risk, and summarizes current knowledge of underlying pathophysiological mechanisms.

Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations Book

Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations


  • Author : Guillermo Garcia-Garcia
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128043820

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations Excerpt :

Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations investigates the increased incidence and prevalence of kidney disease in vulnerable populations world-wide. The volume explores the complex interactions of genetic, biologic, cultural and socioeconomic factors such as the environment, and specific health behaviors that seem to be responsible for a significant proportion of the health disparities in these communities. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field and analyzes the prevalence and incidence of pre-dialysis kidney disease in disadvantaged populations across both developed and developing countries. In addition, each contribution analyzes differentiated risk factors and compares the disparities in access to screening, prevention strategies, treatment protocols and renal replacement therapies. Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations is essential reading for residents, fellows, clinicians and biomedical researchers working in nephrology, internal medicine, and epidemiology, especially those working in areas with high concentrations of disadvantaged populations. Presents a comprehensive account of both traditional and non-traditional risk factors for kidney disease Explores the mechanisms by which poverty increases the burden of kidney disease in these populations, barriers to access to renal health care, including renal replacement therapies, organ donation, and organ commercialization Offers the latest perspectives on outcomes in renal replacement therapies as well as prevention strategies

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Daniel Cukor
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128170816

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Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease: Exploring the Impact of CKD, Dialysis, and Transplantation on Patients provides an overview of the emotional and psychological challenges faced by people with renal disease. This book outlines the epidemiology and treatment of the psychosocial factors affecting them. The sections in the book cover psychiatric illness in the earlier and middle stages of chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease treated with dialysis, and renal transplantation. The book concludes with a section on special considerations, delving into topics such as treating children and adolescents, quality of life, caregiver burden, challenges in psychosocial research in kidney disease, and future directions for intervention. Includes chapters that are written by a leading group of international researchers Emphasizes practical approaches to patient care and treatment issues Explores psychosocial issues related to hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis Discusses available treatment for anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, pain, nonadherence, cognitive dysfunction, palliative care, and other psychosocial concerns

Approaches to Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Approaches to Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Jerry McCauley
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-10-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030830823

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Approaches to Chronic Kidney Disease Excerpt :

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major global public health problem, affecting nearly one in seven adults in the United States alone. It is a disease that integrates chronic illness at several levels, and the progressive condition is associated with high rates of co-morbidity. This text provides a comprehensive, current state-of-the art review of this field, serving as a valuable resource for primary care providers and non-nephrology clinicians that treat patients with CKD. It is comprised of 24 chapters focused on specific aspects of the disease. The first 2 chapters provide a bit of background on the disease, describing the anatomy and physiology of the kidney as well as the definition and epidemiology of the disease. The following 3 chapters discuss the detection, prevention and progression of the disease. The next 6 chapters describe the relationship of the disease with other conditions and most common co-morbidities such as diabetes and hypertension. The chapters, that follow focus on the CKD associated complications and the CKD within special populations such as the elderly and minorities as well as dietary restrictions and drug dosing. The book concludes with discussion on preparation for renal replacement therapy and preemptive organ transplantation as an alternative to dialysis in the management of the advanced CKD. Written by experts in the field, Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease is a comprehensive guide for clinicians, especially primary care providers including residents and fellows in training, who take care of chronic kidney disease patients. It is also a useful tool for researchers dealing with this challenging field.

Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Pablo A. Ureña Torres
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319325071

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Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Disease Excerpt :

Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, cancer, tuberculosis, and immune system dysfunction. Chronic Kidney Disease is also a very common disease, affecting more than 10% of the world population, ranging from stage 1 to stage 5 before dialysis. Approximately 1% of the population in industrialized countries is affected by end-stage renal disease (ESRD), needing a renal replacement therapy either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, and ultimately by renal transplantation. Those CKD patients are more susceptible to exhibit reduced vitamin D stocks. Consequently, more than eighty percent of CKD patients have either insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels for multiple reasons.

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Mustafa Arici
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 513
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642546372

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Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Excerpt :

This book presents a comprehensive and instructive management plan for physicians who care for CKD patients. Basic aspects of CKD, clinical assessment, evaluation and management of risk factors, cardiovascular disease in the context of CKD, assessment and management of CKD complications, special circumstances in CKD patients, and the path to renal replacement therapy are all thoroughly covered. Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are presented according to the latest staging system for CKD, with patient care being discussed separately for each disease stage. The proposed management plan is both “best available evidence based” and “practice based”. The book also recognizes the needs of busy clinicians by including helpful boxes summarizing the evidence on diagnostic and therapeutic issues and practice pearls based on guidelines. The authors are recognized experts from across the world, ensuring global coverage of the problem, and most have participated in writing guidelines on CKD.

Chronic Kidney Disease Book

Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Author : Thomas Rath
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-02-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535138433

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Chronic Kidney Disease Excerpt :

Known worldwide, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disease that affects up to 4% of the population with increasing figures also in the developing countries. Life expectancy of patients affected by CKD is shortened compared to the overall population, and only a minority of patients reach end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with the need for dialysis or renal transplantation; death overtakes dialysis. In the 13 chapters, this book sheds light on the different aspects related to pathophysiology and clinical aspects of CKD, providing interesting insights into not only inflammation and cardiovascular risk but also the interplay of hormones and the functional aspects of endothelial function. In addition, chapters dealing with genetic aspects of polycystic kidney disease and also the clinical handling of patients with CKD and peritoneal dialysis will be beneficial for the open-minded reader.

Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Kidney Diseases Book

Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Kidney Diseases


  • Author : K. Nitta
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 9783318063509

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Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Kidney Diseases Excerpt :

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health burden with associated high economic costs to the health system. Main factors are the increasing number of patients with diabetes and hypertension and the aging of the population. CKD has been associated with increased risks of cardiovascular morbidity, premature mortality, and/or decreased quality of life. In this new volume, renowned Japanese scientists present their recent research results. Papers cover various aspects of kidney diseases such as cystic kidney diseases, treatment of lupus nephritis, renal anemia and iron metabolism, cell sheet engineering, frailty and outcomes of dialysis patients, and the socioeconomics of rituximab in nephrotic syndrome. Due to the wide range of topics presented, this book will be of interest to readers from various clinical and research settings connected with the care of CKD patients.

Nutritional Management of Renal Disease Book

Nutritional Management of Renal Disease


  • Author : Joel D. Kopple
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-08
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 1040
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128185414

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Nutritional Management of Renal Disease Excerpt :

Nutritional Management of Renal Disease, Fourth Edition, offers in-depth reviews of the metabolic and nutritional disorders prevalent in patients with renal disease and serves as an in-depth reference source concerning nutrition and kidney disease. This classic translational reference provides correct diagnosis - and therefore correct treatment - of renal, metabolic, and nutritional disorders. Nephrologists, diebetologists, endocrinologists, dieticians, and nutritionists depend on a strong understanding of the molecular basis for the disease. This fourth edition includes thorough new case reports, offering expert advice on how to use the latest research and clinical findings in counseling patients about dietary and lifestyle options. Readers gain insight into which treatments, medications, and diets to use based on the history, progression, and genetic make-up of a patient. Includes the latest comprehensive KDOQI clinical practice guidelines for the nutritional management of kidney disease from the National Kidney Foundation and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, covering recommendations for each essential nutrient, as well as for some nonessential nutrients Presents a comprehensive, translational look at all aspects of metabolic and nutritional disorders in one reference Provides a common language for nephrologists, nutritionists, endocrinologists, and other interested physicians to assimilate information and discuss the underlying research and translation of best practices for the nutritional management and prevention of renal disease Saves clinicians and researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest details on nutritional practice as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. ~

Biomarkers of Kidney Disease Book

Biomarkers of Kidney Disease


  • Author : Charles L. Edelstein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 632
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128030356

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Biomarkers of Kidney Disease, Second Edition, focuses on the basic and clinical research of biomarkers in common kidney diseases, detailing the characteristics of an ideal biomarker. The latest techniques for biomarker detection, including metabolomics and proteomics are covered in the book. This comprehensive book details the latest advances made in the field of biomarker research and development in kidney diseases. The book is an ideal companion for those interested in biomarker research and development, proteomics and metabolomics, kidney diseases, statistical analysis, transplantation, and preeclampsia. New chapters include biomarkers of cardiovascular disease in patients with CKD, biomarkers of Polycystic Kidney Disease, and biomarkers and the role of nanomedicine. Explores both the practical and conceptual steps performed in the discovery of biomarkers in kidney disease Presents a comprehensive account of newer biomarker discover strategies, such as metabolomics and proteomics, all illustrated by clear examples Offers clear translational presentations by the top basic and clinical researchers in each specific renal disease, including AKI, transplantation, cancer, CKD, PKD, diabetic nephropathy, preeclampsia, and glomerular disease

Renal Disease in Cancer Patients Book

Renal Disease in Cancer Patients


  • Author : Kevin W. Finkel
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123982537

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Renal Disease in Cancer Patients Excerpt :

Renal Disease in Cancer Patients is a translational reference detailing the nephrological problems unique to patients with cancer in an organized and authoritative fashion. This book provides a common language for nephrologists, oncologists, hematologists, and other clinicians who treat cancer patients, to discuss the development of renal diseases in the context of cancer and options for their optimum diagnosis, management, and treatment. With the advent of better supportive care and the era of personalized medicine, patients with cancer are living longer, and oncologists and nephrologists now recognize the serious consequences of renal disease among these patients. Designed especially with this new need in mind, Renal Disease in Cancer Patients presents the various renal diseases affecting cancer patients in a single, authoritative volume. The book covers topics in radiation nephritis, obstructive nephropathy, drug nephropathy, graft-versus-host disease, and more. Covers clinical description, diagnostics, management, and treatment throughout along with genetics, animal models, and pathology in specific chapters Summarizes all renal diseases unique to cancer patients in a single reference Provides a resource for oncologists and nephrologists, as well as general internal and family medicine practitioners, and physicians in training