The Kidney Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

The Kidney Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology

1st Edition - January 1, 1971

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  • Editor: Charles Rouiller
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150071

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The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, and Physiology, Volume IV covers the developments in the study of renal structure and function, particularly on the subcellular and molecular level. This book is composed of six chapters that consider the correlation of kidney's structure with function, as well as the participation of the kidney in metabolic systems and its relation to other organs. This text discusses topics such as experimental and renal transplantation, the structure and function of the juxtaglomerular apparatus, and the macula densa. Other chapters deal with the gaseous and substrate metabolism of the kidney and the role of this organ in the osmotic concentration and dilution of the urine. The remaining chapters explore hydrogen secretion, potassium and sodium excretion, and the correlation of the kidney with vitamins and parathyroid gland. This book is of value to morphologists, biochemists, physiologists, pathologists, pharmacologists, and clinicians.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors


    Contents of Other Volumes

    1. The Structure of the Juxtaglomerular Complex

    I. Introduction

    II. General Remarks

    III. The Epithelioid Cells

    IV. The Lacis

    V. The Macula Densa

    VI. The Innervation of the Juxtaglomerular Complex

    VII. The Development of the Juxtaglomerular Complex


    2. Renal Effects of Renin and Angiotensin

    I. Introduction

    II. Renal Effects of Angiotensin

    III. Summary and Conclusions


    3. Experimental Renal and Renoprival Hypertension

    I. Introduction

    II. Vascular Lesions Produced by Experimental Renal Hypertension

    III. Course of Blood Pressure Changes in Experimental Renal Hypert

    IV. Renoprival Hypertension

    V. Disturbances of Sodium and Water Metabolism in Experimental Hypertension

    VI. The Role of Renin in Experimental Renal Hypertension

    VII. Hemodynamic Changes in Experimental Renal Hypertension and Renoprival Hypertension


    4. Vitamin D, Parathyroid Hormone, and the Kidney

    I. Introduction

    II. Effects of Parathyroid Hormone

    III. The Question of Dependence of Renal Actions of Parathyroid on Vitamin D

    IV. Effects of Vitamin D

    V. Clinical Disorders Involving Renal Actions of the Parathyroids and Vitamin D


    5. The Kidney and Vitamins

    I. Introduction

    II. Level and Distribution of Vitamins in the Kidney

    III. Metabolism and Excretion of Vitamins by the Kidney

    IV. Biochemical and Functional Changes in the Kidney Caused by Vitamin Deficiency

    V. Pathological Changes in the Kidney Caused by Vitamin Deficiency

    VI. Concluding Remarks


    6. Renal Transplantation: Experimental

    I. Introduction

    II. Nomenclature

    III. Autografts

    IV. Isografts

    V. Allografts

    VI. Xenografts

    VII. Conclusions


    Author Index

    Subject Index

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  • No. of pages: 444
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1971
  • Published: January 1, 1971
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323150071

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Charles Rouiller

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