Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology

Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology

2nd Edition - November 28, 2017

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  • Editors: Ajay Singh, Gordon Williams
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128032480
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128032473

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Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology, Second Edition, continues to be the definitive translational reference in the field of nephro-endocrinology, investigating both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems. It offers researchers and clinicians expert analyses of nephro-endocrine research and translation into the treatment of diseases such as anemia, chronic kidney disease (CKD), rickets, osteoporosis, and hypoparathyroidism. Changes to this edition include new chapters focused on hypercalcemia/hypocalcemia and the interaction of dialysis, chronic renal disease, and endocrine diseases. All chapters have been updated to include more preclinical data and more tables and schema that help translate this data into clinical recommendations. The section on hormones and renal insufficiency discusses insulin/diabetes, growth hormone, sex steroids, thyroid hormone, acid–base disturbances, and pregnancy.

Key Features

  • Presents a uniquely comprehensive and cross-disciplinary look at all aspects of nephro-endocrine disorders in one reference
  • Investigates both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems
  • Offers clear translational presentations by the top endocrinologists and nephrologists in each specific hormone or functional/systems field
  • Features new and updated chapters that include more tables and schema to help translate preclinical data into clinical recommendations

Readership

Biomedical researchers, medical fellows, residents, clinicians in nephrology and endocrinology

Table of Contents

  • PART I: Part 1: The Kidney as an endocrine organ; Section 1: Erythropoietin; Section 2: Vitamin D, PTH and Novel Regulators of Phosphate; Section 3: Renin-angiotensin; Part 2: The Kidney as a Hormonal target; Section 4: Anti-diuretic hormone; Section 5: The Atrial Naturetic Peptides; Section 6: Aldosterone; Section 7: Endocrine Disorders in Renal Failure

Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: November 28, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128032480
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128032473

About the Editors

Ajay Singh

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Chief, Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA

Gordon Williams

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Center for Clinical Investigation, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA

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