Table of Contents

Section 1. Approach to the patient with renal disease.
section 2. Disturbances in control of body fluid volume and composition.
section 3. Epidemiology of renal disease.
section 4. Pathogenesis of renal disease.
section 5. Genetic basis of kidney disease.
section 6. Hypertension and the kidney.
section 7. The consequences of renal failure.
section 8. Conservation and pharmacologic management of kidney disease.
section 9. Invasive therapy of renal failure.
section 10. Renal transplantation.