Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation

Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation

A Companion to Brenner and Rector's The Kidney

4th Edition - November 6, 2018

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  • Authors: Jonathan Himmelfarb, T. Alp Ikizler
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323531726
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323529785

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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


Product details

  • No. of pages: 792
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: November 6, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323531726
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323529785

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

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