Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Approach to the patient with renal disease.
Part I. Fluid & electrolyte disorders.
Chapter 2. Disorders of extracellular volume: hypovolemia & hypervolemia.
Chapter 3. Disorders of water balance: hyponatremia & hypernatremia.
Chapter 4. Disorders of potassium balance: hypokalemia & hyperkalemia.
Chapter 5. Acid–base disorders.
Chapter 6. Disorders of calcium balance: hypercalcemia & hypocalcemia.
Chapter 7. Disorders of phosphate balance: hypophosphatemia & hyperphosphatemia.
Chapter 8. Disorders of magnesium balance: hypomagnesemia & hypermagnesemia.
Part II. Acute renal failure.
Chapter 9. Acute kidney injury.
Chapter 10. Hepatorenal syndrome.
Chapter 11. Rhabdomyolysis.
Chapter 12. Contrast-induced nephropathy.
Chapter 13. Tumor lysis syndrome.
Chapter 14. Acute renal failure from therapeutic agents.
Chapter 15. Nsaids & the kidney: acute renal failure.
Chapter 16. Obstructive uropathy.
Part III. Chronic renal failure.
Chapter 17. Chronic renal failure & the uremic syndrome.
Chapter 18. Anemia & chronic kidney disease.
Chapter 19. Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease.
Chapter 20. Renal osteodystrophy.
Chapter 21. Chronic renal failure & the uremic syndrome: nutritional issues.
Chapter 22. Slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease.
Part IV. Glomerular disorders.
Chapter 23. Nephrotic syndrome versus nephritic syndrome.
Chapter 24. Minimal change disease.
Chapter 25. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Chapter 26. Membranous nephropathy.
Chapter 27. Immunoglobulin a nephropathy & henoch-schönlein purpura.
Chapter 28. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
Chapter 29. Goodpasture's syndrome/anti-glomerular basement membrane disease.
Chapter 30. Postinfectious glomerulonephritis.
Chapter 31. Vasculitides.
Chapter 32. Lupus nephritis.
Chapter 33. Plasma cell dyscrasias.
Chapter 34. Thrombotic microangiopathies.
Chapter 35. Glomerular disorders due to infections.
Part V. Tubulointerstitial diseases.
Chapter 36. Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis.
Chapter 37. Chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis.
Chapter 38. Urinary tract infection.
Chapter 39. Reflux nephropathy.
Chapter 40. Nephrolithiasis.
Part VI. Hypertension.
Chapter 41. Primary (essential) hypertension.
Chapter 42. Secondary hypertension.
Chapter 43. Hypertension in high-risk populations.
Chapter 44. Refractory hypertension.
Chapter 45. Hypertensive emergencies & urgencies.
Part VII. Cystic & genetic diseases of the kidney.
Chapter 46. Cystic diseases of the kidney.
Chapter 47. Familial hematurias: alport syndrome & thin basement membrane nephropathy.
Chapter 48. Fabry disease.
Chapter 49. Sickle cell nephropathy.
Part VIII. Renal replacement therapy.
Chapter 50. Hemodialysis.
Chapter 51. Peritoneal dialysis.
Chapter 52. Continuous renal replacement therapy.
Chapter 53. Renal transplantation.
Part IX. Kidney disease in special populations.
Chapter 54. Diabetic nephropathy.
Chapter 55. Pregnancy & renal disease.
Chapter 56. Aging & renal disease.
Part X. Special topics in nephrology.
Chapter 57. Interventional nephrology: endovascular procedures.
Chapter 58. Interventional nephrology: peritoneal dialysis catheter procedures.
Chapter 59. Poisonings & intoxications.