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Rheumatology and the Kidney (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199579655

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Author: 
Dwomoa Adu; Paul Emery; Michael Madaio
Pages
488 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
155 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2012
Series
Oxford Clinical Nephrology Series
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Covering all aspects of the many rheumatologic disorders associated with renal disease, including pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment, Rheumatology and the Kidney brings together the available information in an accessible and practical way, with a particular focus on evidence-based patient management. Part of the Oxford Clinical Nephrology Series, and featuring chapters from a team of international experts, this new edition has been completely updated since publication of the first edition in 2001 and now contains more tables and figures to make the information more accessible. Completely updated since publication of the first edition in 2001, and with more illustrations, this book brings together the available information on the many rheumatologic disorders associated with renal disease in an accessible and practical way, with a particular focus on evidence-based patient management.

Index: 

LUPUS NEPHRITIS
1. Clinical presentation and assessment of disease activity in lupus nephritis
2. Lupus nephritis: Histopathology
3. Lupus nephritis: Complement in lupus
4. Pathogenesis of lupus nephritis
5. Evidence-based treatment of lupus nephritis
6. The role of biologicals in the treatment of lupus nephritis
7. Systemic lupus erythematosus in pregnancy
8. Renal involvement in the antiphospholipid syndrome
VASCULITIS
9. Vasculitis classification
10. The immunopathogenesis of vasculitis
11. Pathology of vasculitis
12. Assessment of disease activity and damage in the ANCA associated systemic vasculitides
13. The clinical presentation and treatment of renal vasculitis
14. Polyarteritis nodosa
15. Henoch-Schoenlein purpura
16. Takayasu arteritis
SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS
17. Immunopathogenesis, clinical features and treatment of systemic sclerosis
AMYLOIDOSIS
18. Immunopathogenesis and diagnosis of amyloidosis
19. Rheumatic disease and amyloid: Clinical features and treatment
20. Primary amyloidosis
21. Light-chain and heavy-chain deposition diseases
VIRUS ASSOCIATED DISEASE
22. Hepatitis C virus-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia
23. Hepatitis B virus-associated renal diseases
24. Rheumatic complications of HIV infection
25. Renal complications of HIV infection
NEPHROTOXICITY OF DRUGS
26. NSAID's nephrotoxicity
27. Nephrotoxicity of drugs used in rheumatology: Analgesic nephropathy
28. Renal toxicity of anti-rheumatic drugs
OTHER
29. Rheumatologic diseases associated with interstitial nephritis
30. Management of gout in the patient with renal disease
RHEUMATOLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS
31. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
32. Rheumatological complications of renal disease and transplantation

About the author: 

Dwomoa Adu, Renal Unit, Korle Bu Hospital, Accra, Ghana; Paul Emery, Section of Musculoskeletal Disease, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds; NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds, UK; Michael Madaio, Medical College of Georgia, Atlanta Georgia, USA

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