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TitleInternational Yearbook of Nephrology 1992 [electronic resource] / edited by Vittorio E. Andreucci, Leon G. Fine
ImprintLondon : Springer London, 1991
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-1892-3
Descript XI, 360 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The 1992 International Yearbook of Nephrology is the 4th in a successful series of yearly books updating practising nephrologists and nephrologists-in-training on rapidly changing areas of nephrology. We were encouraged to proceed in our editorial venture by reviews of the previous issues which have appeared in various Nephrology Journals. These reviews have pointed to the successful use of the International Editorial Board, the broad range of topics of current interest which have been covered and the comprehensive and practical nature of the reviews. The principal aim of the Yearbook remains to provide reviews which are more current than those which appear in Nephrology textbooks and which can be in the hands of the readers a few months after the authors have completed the manuscripts. The appointed authors are always experts in the field, who are asked to give an objective review of the topic, up-dating the readers on the world-wide literature and providing them with a complete, accurate and up-ta-date list of important recent references. We have decided to maintain the successful format of the first three issues. Thus, the volume will continue to be divided into sections; each section will continue to have a different primary focus every year, depending upon what is of greatest interest at the time


CONTENT

Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology -- 1. Coagulation in renal diseases: the role of the glomerular hemostasis system and implications for therapy -- 2. Central nervous system complications of severe hyponatremia -- 3. The physiologic basis for renal functional reserve testing -- Glomerulonephritis -- 4. The antiproteinuric effect of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors in human renal disease -- Hypertension -- 5. Insulin resistance in essential hypertension -- The Kidney and Diabetes -- 6. Risk factors and optimal blood pressure level for insulin-dependent diabetic patients -- The Kidney in Pregnancy -- 7. Treatment of hypertension during pregnancy: drugs to be avoided and drugs to be used. -- Hereditary Renal Diseases -- 8. Prediction of likelihood of polycystic kidney disease in the fetus when a parent has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. -- Renal Stone Disease -- 9. Urinary stones which require adjunctive management for successful extracorporeal Shockwave lithotripsy -- Chronic Renal Failure -- 10. Metabolic and clinical effects of long-term conservative treatment in patients with chronic renal failure -- Dialysis -- 11. Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism by intravenous calcitriol -- 12. Non-A non-B hepatitis in dialysis patients: diagnosis prevention treatment -- 13. New developments in continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration/dialysis -- Renal Transplantation -- 14. Ideal immunosuppression after renal transplantation: are steroids needed -- Diagnostic Methods in Nephrology -- 15. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA): new tools in the diagnosis and follow-up of necrotizing glomerulonephritis and vasculitis -- 16. Microscopic examination of the urinary sediment to differentiate high from low renal bleeding


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