The new edition of this valuable clinical resource offers a state of the art, comprehensive review on every clinical condition encountered in pediatric nephrology. International experts present the latest knowledge on epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prognosis in one concise, clinically focused text, in which care has been taken to couple just the right amount of "need-to-know" basic science with practical clinical guidance that will enable the reader to make efficient, informed decisions. The topics covered include: disorders of renal development, glomerular disorders, the kidney and systemic disease, renal tubular disorders, tubulointerstitial disease, urinary tract disorders, acute kidney injury, hypertension, chronic and end-stage renal disease, and renal replacement therapy. The full-color, highly visual, meticulously crafted format will ensure that the practitioner is able to source and apply information with remarkable ease.
Table of Contents
From the Content: Imaging and Radiological Interventions in the Pediatric Urinary Tract.- Laboratory Evaluation at Different Ages.- Tools for Renal Tissue Analysis.- Proteomics in the Evaluation of Renal Disorders.- Clinical Informatics in Pediatric Renal Disease.- Antenatal Assessment of Kidney Structure and Function.- Genetics; Basic Concepts and Testing.- Structural and Functional Development of the Kidney.- Disorders of Kidney Formation.- Nephronophthisis and Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease.- Polycystic Kidney Disease; ADPKD and ARPKD.- Hematuria and Proteinuria.- Nephritic Syndrome .- Hereditary Nephrotic Syndrome.- Alport Syndrome and Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy.- Steroid Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome.- Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome.- Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis.- IgA Nephropathy.- Membranous Nephropathy.- Post Infectious Glomerulonephritis.- Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis.- Lupus Nephritis..- Henoch Schonlein Nephritis.- Renal Vasculitis in Children..- Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.- Disordered Hemostasis and Renal Disorders.- Differential Diagnosis and Management of Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Disorders. Fanconi Syndrome.- Bartter Gitelman, and Related Syndromes..- Disorders of Magnesium Metabolism.- Renal Tubular Acidosis.- Diabetes Insipidus.- Interstitial Nephritis.- Hyperoxaluria in Children.- Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections.- Vesicoureteral Reflux.- Obstructive Genitourinary Disorders.- Renal Calculi.- Voiding Disorders.- Acute Kidney Injury – Prevention and Diagnosis.- Management of Acute Kidney Injury.- Renal, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders in neonates.- Epidemiology, Etiology, and Consequences of Childhood Hypertension.- Investigation of Hypertension in Childhood.- Treatment of Childhood Hypertension.- Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease and Renoprotective Therapy in Children.- Growth and Puberty in Chronic Kidney disease.- Neurodevelopmental Issues in Chronic Kidney Disease.- Nutritional Challenges in Pediatric chronic Kidney Disease.- Anemia in Chronic Renal Disease.- Disorders of Bone Mineral Metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease.- Cardiovascular Disease in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease.- Psychosocial and Ethical Issues in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease.- Dialysis Modality Choice and Initiation – Global Preferences.- Peritoneal Dialysis Access.- Hemodialysis Vascular Access.- Pediatric Hemodialysis; Prescription, Efficacy and Complications.- Demographics and Outcomes of Children on Renal Replacement Therapy.- Immunosuppression in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation.- Acute allograft dysfunction.- Chronic Renal Transplant Dysfunction.- Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Complications in Pediatric Renal Allograft Recipients.- Malignancy after Pediatric Renal Transplantation.- Drug Use and Dosage in Renal Disease.- Causes and Manifestation of Nephrotoxicity.- Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Renal Diseases.- Nephrotoxicity of Herbal Remedies.