Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323529785, 9780323531726

Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation

4th Edition

A Companion to Brenner and Rector's The Kidney

Authors: Jonathan Himmelfarb T. Alp Ikizler
eBook ISBN: 9780323531726
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323529785
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th November 2018
Page Count: 792

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From basic science to practical clinical tools, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 4th Edition provides you with the up-to-date, authoritative guidance you need to safely and effectively manage patients with chronic renal disease. Covering all relevant clinical management issues, this companion volume to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney presents the knowledge and expertise of renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, critical care nephrology, and transplantation – for an all-in-one, indispensable guide to every aspect of this fast-changing field.

Table of Contents

Himmelfarb: Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation, 4e



Section 1: Chronic Kidney Disease

1. Chronic Kidney Disease: Definitions, Epidemiology, Cost, and Outcomes

2. Measurement and Estimation of Kidney Function

3. Diabetic Kidney Disease

4. Hypertensive Kidney Disease

5. Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly

6. The Pediatric Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease

7. Genetic Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease  

Section 2: Complications and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

8. The Role of the Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic and Multidisciplinary Team Care

9. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

10. Mineral Bone Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease

11. Vitamin D Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease

12. Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

13. Nutrition, Metabolism and Hormonal Function in Chronic Kidney Disease

14. Inflammation in Chronic Kidney Disease

15. Sleep Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease

16. Depression and Neurocognitive Function in Chronic Kidney Disease  

17. Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

18. The Pathophysiology of Uremia

19. Timing and Initiation and Modality Options for Renal Replacement Therapy

20. Ethical Challenges and the Role of Palliative Care in Kidney Disease

Section 3: Dialysis

21. Dialysis and End Stage Kidney Disease: Epidemiology, Cost, and Outcomes

22. Principles of Hemodialysis

23. Vascular Access

24. Hemodialysis Adequacy

25. Hemodialysis-Associated Infections

26. Acute Complications Associated with Hemodialysis

27. Frequent Hemodialysis: Physiological, Epidemiological, and Practical Aspects

28. Home Hemodialysis

29. Peritoneal Physiology

30. The Utilization and Outcomes of Peritoneal Dialysis

31. Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions, Prescription and Adequacy

32. Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Infections

33. Noninfectious Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis

Section 4: Transplantation

34. Transplant epidemiology, costs and outcomes

35. Transplantation Immunobiology

36. Evaluation of Donors and Recipients

37. Surgical Management of the Renal Transplant Recipient

38. Immunosuppresive Therapy

39. Diagnosis and Therapy of Graft Dysfunction

40. Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients

41. Noninfectious Complications after Kidney Transplantation

42. Recurrent and De Novo Renal Diseases after Kidney Transplantation

43. Pediatric Renal Transplantation

44. Chronic Kidney Disease in the Kidney Transplant Recipient

Section 5: Acute Kidney Injury

45. Acute Kidney Injury: Epidemiology, Costs and Outcomes

46. Metabolic and Nutritional Complications of Acute Kidney Injury

47. Acute Kidney Injury Diagnostics and Biomarkers

48. Pharmacological Interventions in Acute Kidney Injury

49. Dialytic Management for Acute Renal Failure

50. Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisonings



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About the Authors

Jonathan Himmelfarb

Director of Kidney Research Institute, University of Washington, Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Seattle, WA

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Joseph W. Eschbach Endowed Chair for Kidney Research; Director, Kidney Research Institute, Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

T. Alp Ikizler

Affiliations and Expertise

Catherine McLaughlin Hakim Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Research in Nephrology, Director, Master of Science in Clinical Investigation Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennesse