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Nephrology and Fluid/Electrolyte Physiology: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

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Nephrology and Fluid/Electrolyte Physiology, a volume in Dr. Polin’s Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on the toughest neonatal nephrology and fluid/electrolyte challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.



Hardbound, 400 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2658-9


  • Section A: Placenta and Fetal Water Flux

    1. Water Flux and fetal Amniotic Fluid Volume: Understanding Fetal Water Flow
    2. Body water changes in the Fetus and Newborn: Normal Transition after Birth and the Effects of Intrauterine Growth Abberation


    Section B: Electrolyte Balance during Normal Fetal and Neonatal Development

    3. Renal Aspects of Sodium Metabolism in the Fetus and Newborn

    4. Potassium metabolism

    5. Renal Urate Metabolism in the Fetus and Newborn

    6. Perinatal Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism

    7. Acid-base Homeostasis in the Fetus and Newborn


    Section C: The Kidney, Normal Development and Hormonal Control

    8. Glomerular Filtration Rate in Neonates


    Section D: Special Problems

    9. The Developing Kidney and the Fetal Origins of Adult Cardiovascular Disease

    10. Renin Modulation: Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System

    11. Renal Modulation: Arginine Vasopressin and Atrieal Natriuretic Peptide

    12. Acute Problems of Prematurity: Balancing Fluid Volume and Electrolyte Replacement in Very Low Birth Weight and Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates

    13. Lung Fluid Balance in Developing Lungs and Its Role in Neonatal Transition

    14. Use of Diurects in the Newborn

    15. Neonatal Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management

    16. Edema

    17. Kidney Injury in the Neonate

    18. Hereditary Tubulopathies

    19. Obstructive Uropathies: Assessment of Renal Function in the Fetus


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