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Polycystic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Jinghua Hu, Yong Yu
November 14, 2019

This volume focuses on the investigatory methods applied to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), one of the most common human genetic diseases. ADPKD is caused by mutations in PKD1 and TRPP2, two integral membrane proteins that function as receptor/ion channels in primary cilia of...

Systemic Sclerosis: An Illustrated Guide to Manifestation and Management in Asian Skin

1st Edition

Arun C Inamadar, Aparna Palit
May 02, 2019

This book presents a wide variety of cutaneous features of systemic sclerosis under one cover as cutaneous manifestations are often the first to appear and help in diagnosing this condition early. It has a multidisciplinary approach as systemic sclerosis is a multi-system disorder which comes under...

The Renal Drug Handbook: The Ultimate Prescribing Guide for Renal Practitioners, 5th Edition

5th Edition

Caroline Ashley, Aileen Dunleavy
June 12, 2018

This invaluable guide, endorsed by the UKMi and reflecting the extensive experience of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients with different levels of kidney function and when undergoing renal...

Hemodialysis Membranes: For Engineers to Medical Practitioners

1st Edition

Sirshendu De, Anirban Roy
May 02, 2017

Book initiates with introductory material to hemodialysis technology and its historical evolution and later on divulging into the field of biomaterials. With this background, the book discusses selection criteria of a suitable biomaterial for synthesis of haemodialysis membranes along with...

Clinical Pediatric Nephrology

3rd Edition

Kanwal Kher, H. William Schnaper, Larry A. Greenbaum
November 16, 2016

The third edition of a bestseller, this book provides insight from a wide array of international contributors in the field of pediatric nephrology. Copiously illustrated with photomicrographs and clinical diagrams, the third edition reflects current advances in the field. Each chapter contains a...

Handbook of H+-ATPases

1st Edition

Suguru Nakamura
March 19, 2014

This handbook on vacuolar and plasma membrane H+-ATPases is the first to focus on an essential link between vacuolar H+-ATPase and the glycolysis metabolic pathway to understand the mechanism of diabetes and the metabolism of cancer cells. It presents recent findings on the structure and function...

Kidney: Toxicological Assessment

1st Edition

Sang Geon Kim
September 11, 2013

This book bridges the gap between advances in basic biology and chemistry and technological applications in the field of toxicity assessments. It describes areas of progress in the laboratory and clinic and discusses aspects of cellular organelles. It also covers the basic principles and...

Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Lynn K. Thomas, Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen
April 26, 2012

Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for...

The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

1st Edition

Leonard Territo, Rande Matteson
October 14, 2011

International illicit trade in human organs is on the increase, fueled by growing demand and unscrupulous traffickers. In order to truly understand the problem of organ trafficking, an analysis should take into account the various perspectives that come into play in this multifaceted issue. With...

Textbook of Reconstructive Urologic Surgery

1st Edition

Drogo K. Montague, Inderbir Gill, Jonathan Ross, Kenneth W. Angermeier
April 16, 2008

Open reconstructive urologic procedures have continued to evolve; added to this are the newer laparoscopic and robotic approaches to reconstructive urology. This text presents a comprehensive approach to open, laparoscopic, endourologic, robotic, microsurgical, and prosthetic reconstructive...

Nephron-Sparing Surgery

1st Edition

Krishna Sasidharan, Mark Soloway
October 18, 2007

Despite the rising popularity of the minimally invasive laparoscopic option, open nephron-sparing surgery is still seen by many experts as the 'gold standard' for open surgery for kidney tumors and should remain the first choice for many patients. This challenges the idea that less-invasive...

Living Donor Transplantation

1st Edition

Henkie P. Tan, Amadeo Marcos, Ron Shapiro
April 27, 2007

Edited by leaders at one of the acclaimed transplant institutions in the United States, this reference covers all aspects of living donor solid organ and cellular transplantation in current clinical practice, including the kidney, liver, pancreas, lung, small bowel, islet, and hematopoietic stem...