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    Author(s)R Kasi Visweswaran
    PublisherCBS Publishers & Distributors
    Edition3rd Edition 2019
    ISBN9789388527736
    Pages528
    BindingSoftbound
    LanguageEnglish
    Publish YearMay 2019

    Description

    CBS Publishers & Distributors Essentials of Nephrology 3rd Edition 2019 by R Kasi Visweswaran

    The second edition of the book was well received, particularly by the practitioners, physicians and residents preparing for a career in nephrology. This edition of the book has been rewritten, thoroughly revised and updated. The fundamentals, followed by the present state of knowledge and the recent developments, are discussed to help the reader have a firm grasp on the subject. For a student planning to pursue nephrology as a career, this book will help to lay a firm foundation. For the physicians and the trainees, the knowledge will enable them to tackle common renal problems. The topics are presented crisply in a simple language. The book will surely be an extremely useful addition to their personal library. Dr Kasi Visweswaran, editor of the book, has been able to involve highly experienced faculty members from teaching and non-teaching institutions throughout the country as contributors in this edition of the book.

    Table of Contents:- 

    Section I: GENERAL
    1. Structure of Kidneys and Urinary System 3
    2. Functions of Kidneys 12
    3. Symptomatology and Clinical Approach 16
    4. Clinical Examination and Approach to Diseases of 25
    5. Investigations in Renal Disease 33
    6. Imaging of Urinary Tract 46
    7. Understanding Molecular Biology 60

    Section II: PEDIATRIC
    8. Development of Genitourinary System 71
    9. Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract [CAKUT] 78
    10. Common Renal Diseases in Children 89
    11. Rickets 101
    12. Normal Micturition and its Disorders 112

    Section VI: TUBULAR DISEASES
    27. Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (Acute and Chronic) 257
    28. Cystic Diseases of the Kidney 265
    29. Disorders of Renal Tubular Function 273

    Section VII: INFECTIONS OF THE URINARY TRACT
    30. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI): Defense Mechanisms and Predisposing Factors 283
    31. Urinary Tract Infection in Adults 289
    32. Genitourinary Tuberculosis 298
    33. Urinary Tract Infections in Special Situations 302

    Section VIII: HYPERTENSION
    34. Control of Blood Pressure and Essential Hypertension 307
    35. Secondary Hypertension 313
    36. Management of Hypertension 324

    Section IX: PREGNANCY AND KIDNEYS
    37. Maternal Changes in Pregnancy 335
    38. Blood Pressure Changes and Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy 339
    39. Renal Disease and Pregnancy 345

    Section X: APPROACH TO COMMON RENAL PROBLEMS
    40. Approach to an Edematous Patient 355
    41. Approach to Proteinuria 360
    42. Approach to Hematuria 367
    43. Approach to Oliguria and Polyuria 374
    44. Approach to Fluid and Electrolytes Balance 384
    45. Approach to Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Analysis 397
    46. Chronic Kidney Disease–Mineral Bone Disease (CKD–MBD) and Renal Osteodystrophy 412
    47. Inherited Renal Diseases 417
    48. Approach to Urinary Tract Obstruction 424
    49. Approach to Renal Stone Disease 430
    50. Asymptomatic Urinary Abnormalities 442

    Section XI: MISCELLANEOUS
    51. Diet in Renal Diseases 449
    52. Tropical Nephropathy 459
    53. Ischemic Renal Disease 467
    54. Aging and Kidneys 471
    55. Drugs and Kidney 479
    56. Obesity and Kidney 487
    57. Renal Biopsy 493
    58. Common Urological Instrumentations 500

    Index