Kidney Diseases and Renal Replacement Therapies, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice


  • Mark Acierno, MBA, DVM, Companion Animal Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Mary Labato, DVM, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA

Guest editors Mark Acierno and Mary Labato highlight important areas in kidney failure and renal replacement therapies for all small animal practitioners. Topics include continuous renal replacement therapy, intermittent hemodialysis/peritoneal dialysis, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, protein losing nephropathy, hypertension in kidney disease, intermittent hemodialysis, equipment commonly used in veterinary dialysis/vascular access, anticoagulation in intermittent hemodialysis, urea kinetics and dialysis prescriptions, removal of toxins and drugs, nutrition in the renal failure/dialysis patient, dialysate, water quality and testing, and much more!
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Book information

  • Published: February 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0524-5