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ABBREVIATIONS 6
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Symptoms of renal disease
Physical signs in renal disease
Presenting symptom complexes/syndromes in renal disease
Minimal change nephropathy
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
Thin basement membrane nephropathy
Membranous nephropathy
Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN)
IgA nephropathy
Diabetes mellitus
Plasma cell dyscrasias
Amyloidosis
Fibrillary and immunotactoid glomerulopathy
SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
Primary anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome (PAPS)
Systemic vasculitis
SICKLE CELL ANEMIA AND GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
Sickle cell anemia and glomerulonephritis
Goodpasture’s disease
GLOMERULONEPHRITIS ASSOCIATED WITH HEPATITIS B VIRUS 65
Glomerulonephritis associated with hepatitis B virus infection
Glomerulonephritis associated with hepatitis C virus infection
Glomerulonephritis associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Miscellaneous infections and glomerulonephritis
Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN)
Granulomatous interstitial nephritis
Urate nephropathy
Lead nephropathy
Lithium-induced renal disease
Radiation nephritis
Atheromatous renovascular disease
Fibromuscular renovascular disease
CHOLESTEROL EMBOLI
Cholesterol emboli
Essential hypertension and the kidney
Scleroderma
Hemolytic–uremic syndrome (HUS)
Acute pyelonephritis
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
Malakoplakia
Renal tuberculosis
TWO UNUSUAL RENAL INFECTIONS 103
Two unusual renal infections
Vesicoureteric reflux and reflux nephropathy
Urinary tract obstruction
Congenital anomalies of the urinary tract
Renal calculi
Retroperitoneal fibrosis
MEDULLARY SPONGE KIDNEY
Medullary sponge kidney
Inherited renal diseases
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
Nephronophthisis (autosomal recessive juvenile nephronophthisis)
Alport’s syndrome
Nail–patella syndrome
Congenital nephrotic syndrome
Fabry disease (Anderson–Fabry disease, angiokeratoma corporis diffusum)
Von Hippel–Lindau disease
PRIMARY HYPEROXALURIAS (PH) 137
Primary hyperoxalurias (PH)
Cystinosis
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)
Tumors of the renal parenchyma
Renal urothelial tumors
Pre-eclampsia
Normal pregnancy
Renal diseases associated with pregnancy
Pregnancy in dialysis patients
Pregnancy in renal disease
Pregnancy in renal transplant patients
Acute renal failure
Introduction
Epidemiology
Classification
MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOME 173
Management and outcome
Reversible causes
Complications and consequences
Clinical interventions to retard progression to end-stage renal failure
Dialysis (renal replacement therapy – RRT)
Causes of graft dysfunction
Renal allograft histology
Vascular and urologic complications of renal transplantation
OTHER COMPLICATIONS
Other complications
Index
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Renal Medicine

Renal Medicine

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A handy sized reference volume for physicians in practice and training: diagnosis, investigation, management;chapter order reflects the 'stages' of renal disease as seen in patients;one condition per page or spread of pages;superb colour illustrations integrated throughout - combining the advantages of an atlas with a short text/reference.
A handy sized reference volume for physicians in practice and training: diagnosis, investigation, management;chapter order reflects the 'stages' of renal disease as seen in patients;one condition per page or spread of pages;superb colour illustrations integrated throughout - combining the advantages of an atlas with a short text/reference.

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