Pathophysiology of Kidney Disease and Hypertension


  • A. Moorthy, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Section of Nephrology, Madison, WI
  • Bryan Becker, MD, Head, Section of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Frederick Boehm
  • Arjang Djamali, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Section, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

This new text—a collaborative effort between students and teachers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine—provides a unique introductory overview of renal disease, including hypertension and renal transplantation, topics not always covered in other texts. It fully discusses the pathophysiology of renal disorders, using case histories and contemporary data to help you appreciate the mechanisms of these diseases and gain a better understanding of the treatment options available. A consistent chapter format—featuring chapter objectives, key points boxes, and helpful case questions with clinical applications throughout—makes the book user-friendly and easy to reference, while questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your mastery of the material.
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1st and 2nd year medical students;
3rd and 4th year students in clerkships;
Residents in medicine, nephrology, seeing Renal Patients
Students in Integrated and Problem-Based Learning courses


Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4391-1