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TitleInternational Yearbook of Nephrology 1990 [electronic resource] / edited by Vittorio E. Andreucci, Leon G. Fine, Carl M. Kjellstrand, Nobuhiro Sugino
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1990
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1491-2
Descript XVI, 298 p. online resource

SUMMARY

After the great success of the fIrst issue of the series, the International Yearbook of Nephrology 1989, we were encouraged to proceed in our editorial venture to update nephrologists yearly, on all rapidly-changing areas of nephrology. Thus we have chosen new topics and appointed experts in the fIeld, asking them 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-to-date list of important, recent references. We have decided to maintain the successful format of the International Yearbook of Nephrology 1989. Thus each annual issue will be devided into sections; each section will have a different primary focus every year, depending upon what area is of greatest interest at the time. In other words, the Yearbook will remain different from the numerous books which appear every year covering all aspects of nephrology. In the Yearbooks you will fInd topics usually anavailable in nephrology textbooks. In this issue we have improved the printing quality of the book, with a more uniform format throughout the volume, despite the use of camera-ready manuscripts for direct photo-offset reproduction (a procedure mandatory for a rapid publication)


CONTENT

Renal physiology and pathophysiology -- 1. Fluid and electrolyte disorders associated with orthotopic liver transplantation -- 2. Atrial natriuretic factor and its clinical implications -- Glomerulonephritis -- 3. Recurrence of glomerulonephritis after renal transplantation -- 4. Management of the hyperlipidemia of the nephrotic syndrome -- Infections -- 5. Renal complications of human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 -- Renal stone disease -- 6. The treatment of renal stones by lithotripsy: indications, limits, results, complications -- Hypertension -- 7. Has transluminal angioplasty proved to be efficacious in treatment of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis? -- The kidney and diabetes -- 8. Early diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy. Twelve assertions on microalbuminuria and early nephropathy. -- Pediatric nephrology -- 9. Management of growth retardation in children with chronic renal disease -- Acute renal failure -- 10. Recent advances in the treatment of renal dysfunction in liver disease (hepatorenal syndrome) -- Chronic renal failure -- 11. Recent advances in the treatment of renal osteodystrophy -- Dialysis -- 12. New diseases of dialysis patients: amyloidosis -- 13. Acquired cystic kidney disease -- Renal transplantation -- 14. Fine needle aspiration biopsy in clinical renal transplantation -- Diagnostic methods in nephrology -- 15. Can intravenous urography be replaced by sonography?


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