Table of Contents

Renal anatomy.
Renal physiology.
Assessment of glomerular filtration rate.
Renal biopsy.
Disorders of extracellular volume.
Disorders of water metabolism.
Disorders of potassium metabolism.
Disorders of calcium, phosphate, and magnesium metabolism.
Normal acid-base balance.
Metabolic acidosis.
Metabolic alkalosis.
Respiratory acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, and mixed disorders.
Introduction to glomerular disease : clinical presentations.
Introduction to glomerular disease : histologic classification and pathogenesis.
Minimal change disease.
Primary and secondary (non-genetic) causes of focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Inherited causes of nephrotic syndrome.
Membranous nephropathy.
Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis.
Glomerulonephritis associated with complement disorders.
Immunoglobulin a nephropathy and IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein purpura).
Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease and Goodpasture disease.
Renal and systemic vasculitis.
Lupus nephritis.
Renal amyloidosis and glomerular diseases with monoclonal immunoglobulin deposition.
Rare glomerular disorders.
Thrombotic microangiopathies, including hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and natural history of diabetic kidney disease.
Prevention and treatment of diabetic kidney disease.
Management of the diabetic patient with chronic kidney disease.
Normal blood pressure control and the evaluation of hypertension.
Primary hypertension.
Nonpharmacologic prevention and treatment of hypertension.
Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension.
Evaluation and treatment of hypertensive emergencies and urgencies.
Endocrine causes of hypertension : aldosterone.
Other endocrine causes of hypertension.
Neurogenic hypertension, including hypertension associated with stroke or spinal cord injury.
Renovascular hypertension and ischemic nephropathy.
Renal physiology and complications in normal pregnancy.
Pregnancy with preexisting kidney disease.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Other cystic kidney diseases.
Alport syndrome and other familial glomerular syndromes.
Inherited disorders of sodium and water handling.
Fanconi syndrome and other proximal tubule disorders.
Sickle cell diseases and the kidney.
Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract.
Urinary tract infections in adults.
Tuberculosis of the urinary tract.
Fungal infections of the urinary tract.
The kidney in schistosomiasis.
Glomerular diseases associated with infection.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and the kidney.
Nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis.
Urinary tract obstruction.
Urologic issues for the nephrologist.
Acute interstitial nephritis.
Primary vesicoureteral reflux and reflux nephropathy.
Chronic interstitial nephritis.
Endemic nephropathies.
Myeloma and the kidney.
Onconephrology : kidney disease in cancer patients.
Pathophysiology and etiology of acute kidney injury.
Acute kidney injury in the tropics.
Diagnosis and clinical evaluation of acute kidney injury.
Epidemiology and prognostic impact of acute kidney injury.
Prevention and nondialytic management of acute kidney injury.
Dialytic management of acute kidney injury and intensive care unit nephrology.
Dialytic management of refractory heart failure.
Hepatorenal syndrome.
Principles of drug therapy, dosing, and prescribing in chronic kidney disease and renal replacement therapy.
Common issues in prescribing in kidney disease and renal replacement therapy.
Herbal and over-the-counter medicines and the kidney.
Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease and dialysis.
Pathophysiology of disease progression in proteinuric and nonproteinuric kidney disease.
Retarding progression of kidney disease.
Clinical evaluation and management of chronic kidney disease.
Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease.
Anemia in chronic kidney disease.
Other blood and immune disorders in chronic kidney disease.
Bone and mineral disorders in chronic kidney disease.
Neurologic complications of chronic kidney disease.
Gastroenterology and nutrition in chronic kidney disease.
Dermatologic manifestations of chronic kidney disease.
Acquired cystic kidney disease and malignant neoplasms.
Geriatric nephrology.
Approach to renal replacement therapy.
Vascular access for dialytic therapies.
Diagnostic and interventional nephrology.
Hemodialysis : principles and techniques.
Hemodialysis : dialysis prescription and adequacy.
Acute complications during hemodialysis.
Peritoneal dialysis : principles, techniques, and adequacy.
Complications of peritoneal dialysis.
Extracorporeal therapies for drug overdose and poisoning.
Plasma exchange.
Immunologic principles in kidney transplantation.
Immunosuppressive medications in kidney transplantation.
Evaluation and preoperative management of kidney transplant recipient and donor.
Kidney transplantation surgery.
Prophylaxis and treatment of kidney transplant rejection.
Medical management of the kidney transplant recipient : infections and malignancies.
Medical management of the kidney transplant recipient : cardiovascular disease and metabolic abnormalities.
Chronic allograft injury.
Recurrent disease in kidney transplantation.
Outcomes of renal transplantation.
Pancreas and islet transplantation.
Kidney disease in liver, cardiac, lung, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Palliative nephrology. "Written and edited by world leaders in nephrology, Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology, 6th Edition, by Drs. John Feehally, Jurgen Floege, Richard J. Johnson, and Marcello Tonelli, provides current information on clinical procedures and conditions as well as the scientific facts and pathophysiology that are foundational to nephrology practice. Ideal for practicing nephrologists, fellows, residents, and internists, it thoroughly covers fluids and electrolytes, hypertension, diabetes, dialysis, and transplantation, and more, all in a single convenient volume"--Publisher's description.