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Physiological Changes in the Kidney, Assessment of Proteinuria and GFR during Pregnancy

Pregnancy in Women with Chronic Kidney Disease

Pre-eclampsia: Recent Advances

Pregnancy in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Nutrition in Pregnancy and Kidney Disease, Counseling, and Contraception


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About the editor

Vijay Kher

"Dr. Vijay Kher is the Director of Nephrology & Renal Transplant Medicine at Fortis Healthcare Ltd. He joined Fortis after 10 distinguished years as Senior Consultant & Academic Co-coordinator with Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi, bringing with him more than 25 years’ experience. He has worked internationally with Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA and University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Ohio, USA and domestically with the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K; Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow; and PGIMER, Chandigarh. Dr. Kher, a Doctorate in Medicine (DM) in Nephrology, is recognized as an expert in the fields of Nephrology and Renal Transplant Medicine. His areas of expertise and special focus include: l Prevention and attenuation of progression of chronic kidney disease l Kidney transplantation improving outcomes Hepatitis and kidney disease He is one of the first physicians to practice the concept of preemptive kidney transplantation in India. He has successfully completed more than 1500 transplants, for patients from all around the world. Regionally, he is considered to be one of the pre-eminent transplant physicians in Asia. Dr. Kher has published 70 international and 60 national publications and authored more than 20 textbook chapters. Dr. Kher is a fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences and Indian Society of Nephrology. He is a member of an expert panel to select faculty at various prestigious national medical institutes and a Diplomate National Board Examiner for more than 15 years."

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Nephrology & Renal Transplant Medicine, Fortis Healthcare Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi.