Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set. Edition No. 11 -

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Put the world's most well-known kidney reference to work in your practice with the 11th Edition of Brenner & Rector's The Kidney. This two-volume masterwork provides expert, well-illustrated information on everything from basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practices. Addressing current issues such as new therapies for cardiorenal syndrome, the increased importance of supportive or palliative care in advanced chronic kidney disease, increasing live kidney donation in transplants, and emerging discoveries in stem cell and kidney regeneration, this revised edition prepares you for any clinical challenge you may encounter.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Embryology of the Kidney

2. Anatomy of the Kidney

3. The Renal Circulations and Glomerular Ultrafiltration

4. Glomerular Cell Biology

5. Metabolic Basis of Solute Transport

6. Transport of Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium

7. The Regulation of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Excretion by the Kidney

8. Renal Handling of Organic Solutes

9. Renal Acidification Mechanisms

10. Urine Concentration and Dilution and The Cell Biology of Vasopressin Action

11. Vasoactive Molecules and the Kidney

12. Aldosterone and Mineralocorticoid Receptors: Renal and Extrarenal Roles

13. Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

14. Disorders of Sodium Balance

15. Disorders of Water Balance

16. Disorders of Acid-Base Balance

17. Disorders of Potassium Balance

18. Disorders of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Balance

19. Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

20. Risk Prediction in Chronic Kidney Disease

21. Developmental Programming of Blood Pressure and Renal Function

22. Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Aging Kidney

23. Clinical Approach and Laboratory Assessment of the patient with kidney disease

24. Interpretation of Electrolyte and Acid-Base Parameters in Blood and Urine

25. Diagnostic Kidney Imaging

26. The Kidney Biopsy

27. Biomarkers in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

28. Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury

29. Prevention and Management of Acute Kidney Injury

30. Pathophysiology of Proteinuria

31. Primary Glomerular Disease

32. Secondary Glomerular Disease

33. Overview of Therapy for Glomerular Disease

34. Thrombotic Microangiopathy and Microvascular Disease

35. Tubulointerstitial Diseases

36. Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

37. Urinary Tract Obstruction

38. Urinary Stone Disease

39. Diabetic Nephropathy

40. Cardiorenal Syndromes

41. Kidney Cancer

42. Onco-Nephrology: Kidney Disease in Patients with Cancer

43. Inherited Disorders of the Glomerulus

44. Inherited Disorders of the Renal Tubule

45. Cystic Diseases of the Kidney

46. Primary and Secondary Hypertension

47. Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy

48. Pregnancy and Kidney Disease

49. Antihypertensive Therapy

50. Diuretics

51. Mechanisms of Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

52. The Pathophysiology of Uremia

53. Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral Bone Disorder

54. Cardiovascular Aspects of Kidney Disease

55. Hematologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

56. Endocrine Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease

57. Neurologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

58. Dermatologic Conditions in Kidney Disease

59. Staging and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

60. Dietary Approaches to Kidney Diseases

61. Drug Dosing Considerations in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

62. Supportive Care in Advanced Kidney Disease

63. Hemodialysis

64. Peritoneal Dialysis

65. Critical Care Nephrology

66. Plasmapheresis

67. Elimination Enhancement of Poisons

68. Interventional Nephrology

69. Transplantation Immunobiology

70. Clinical Management of the Adult Kidney Transplant Recipient

71. Considerations in Live Kidney Donation

72. Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract in Children

73. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Children

74. Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis and Transplantation) in Pediatric End-Stage Kidney Disease

75. Global Challenges and Initiatives in Kidney Health

76. Latin America

77. Africa

78. Near and Middle East

79. Indian Subcontinent

80. Far East

81. Oceania Region

82. Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nephrology: Past, Present, and Future

83. Health Disparities in Nephrology

84. Care of the Older Adult with Chronic Kidney Disease

85. Stem Cells, Kidney Regeneration, Gene and Cell Therapy in Nephrology


Yu, Alan S. L. Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Kidney Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

Chertow, Glenn M. Norman S. Coplon/ Satellite Healthcare, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Palo Alto, California, USA.

Luyckx, Valerie Affiliate Lecturer, Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Institute of Biomedical Ethics and the History of Medicine

University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Marsden, Philip A. Professor of Medicine, Elisabeth Hofmann Chair in Translational Research, Oreopoulos-Baxter Division Director of Nephrology; Vice Chair Research, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Skorecki, Karl Annie Chutick Professor and Chair in Medicine (Nephrology), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Director of Medical and Research Development, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

Taal, Maarten W. Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham; Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom.

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