Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set. Edition No. 10

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  • Elsevier Health Science
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Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with Brenner & Rector's The Kidney -- the most well-known nephrology resource in the world. A diverse team of more than 200 international contributors brings you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. From basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practices, Brenner & Rector's The Kidney is your go-to resource for any stage of your career.

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Section I: Normal Structure and Function    

Chapter 1  Embryology of the Kidney

Chapter 2 Anatomy of the Kidney

Chapter 3 The Renal Circulations and Glomerular Ultrafiltration

Chapter 4 Metabolic Basis of Solute Transport

Chapter 5 Transport of Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium

Chapter 6 Aldosterone Regulation of Ion Transport

Chapter 7 Transport of Magnesium, Calcium, and Phosphate

Chapter 8 Transport of Organic Solutes

Chapter 9 Renal Acidification Mechanisms

Chapter 10 Urine Concentration and Dilution

Chapter 11 Cell Biology of Vasopressin Action

Chapter 12 Vasoactive Molecules and the Kidney

Chapter 13 Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

Section II: Disorders of Body Fluid Volume and Composition  

Chapter 14 Extracellular Fluid and Edema Formation

Chapter 15 Disorders of Water Balance

Chapter 16 Disorders of Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 17 Disorders of Potassium Balance

Chapter 18 Disorders of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Balance

Section III: Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease  

Chapter 19 Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

Chapter 20 Demographics of Kidney Disease

Chapter 21 Risk Factors and Kidney Disease

Chapter 22 Nephron Endowment

Chapter 23 Aging and Kidney Disease

Section IV: Evaluation of the Patient with Kidney Disease  

Chapter 24 Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease

Chapter 25 Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease: Glomerular Filtration Rate, Urinalysis, and Proteinuria

Chapter 26 Interpretation of Electrolyte and Acid-Base Parameters in Blood and Urine

Chapter 27 Diagnostic Kidney Imaging

Chapter 28 The Renal Biopsy

Chapter 29 Biomarkers in Acute Kid

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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