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  • Proteinuria: Basic Mechanisms, Pathophysiology and Clinical Relevanceby Judith Blaine

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    Recent work has begun to elucidate at the molecular level how albumin is handled by the kidney and how albuminuria develops in various proteinuric diseases including minimal change disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the renal handling of albumin ? from basic mechanisms to the pathophysiology... more...

  • Core Concepts in Hypertension in Kidney Diseaseby Ajay K. Singh; Rajiv Agarwal

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 97.97

    This guide provides a comprehensive review of the full spectrum of hypertension in chronic kidney disease (CKD).  Targeted towards the busy practitioner, the focus of this volume is on various therapies and how to lower blood pressure through lifestyle changes.  Specialist patient populations and hypertension and causes of hypertension are... more...

  • Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiologyby Kamel S. Kamel; Mitchell L. Halperin

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 71.99

    With a strong focus on problem solving and clinical decision making , Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Physiology is your comprehensive, go-to guide on the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. This in-depth reference moves smoothly from basic physiology to practical clinical guidance, taking into account... more...

  • Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathologyby Agnes B. Fogo; Michael Kashgarian

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 220.99

    Recognize and diagnose a wide range of renal pathologic entities with Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology, 3rd Edition . In this edition, Drs. Agnes B. Fogo and Michael Kashgarian use hundreds of high-quality illustrations to clearly depict the pathologic features and clinical manifestations of both common and rare renal disorders . Extensive... more...

  • Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Pablo A. Urena Torres; Mario Cozzolino; M. Vervloet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular... more...

  • Hypertension and Metabolic Cardiovascular Risk Factorsby Arrigo F. G. Cicero

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 32.65

    The aim of this guide is to provide clinicians with practical reference for the management of hypertensive patients with other cardiovascular risk factors, which originate from impaired metabolic functions. With the aid of carefully selected, paradigmatic case studies, the physician will find sound advice for the best approach to common but often... more...

  • Interventional Therapies for Secondary and Essential Hypertensionby Costas Tsioufis; Roland Schmieder; Giuseppe Mancia

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book aims to describe the role of interventional therapies in various forms of secondary hypertension and to explain the ability of such approaches to address unmet needs in the setting of uncontrolled essential hypertension. The coverage encompasses interventions in the full range of relevant conditions, including the various specific pathologies... more...

  • Hypertension and Comorbiditiesby Agostino Virdis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 32.65

    This guide is structured to assist physicians in the management of those hypertensive patients who present with specific comorbidities, such as diabetes, systolic dysfunction, obesity, renal disease, or previous cardiac events, often associated with hypertension. The clinical cases contained in this book have been selected to provide a paradigmatic... more...

  • Resistant Hypertensionby Massimo Salvetti

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 32.65

    This book is designed to assist physicians in the everyday management of hypertensive patients, with a particular focus on difficult-to-treat and resistant hypertension. The selected clinical cases are representative of the patients who are seen in the ?real world?, rather than rare clinical cases, and provide examples of management according to current... more...

  • Reducing Mortality in Acute Kidney Injuryby Giovanni Landoni; Antonio Pisano; Alberto Zangrillo; Rinaldo Bellomo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book describes the techniques, strategies, and drugs that have been demonstrated by at least one paper published in a peer-reviewed journal to significantly influence survival in patients with or at risk for acute kidney injury. Each chapter focuses on a specific intervention. The scope is accordingly wide, with coverage of topics as diverse as... more...