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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
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.