Inherited Disorders of the Kidney: Investigation and Management

Hardcover | July 1, 1998

EditorSteven H. Morgan, Jean-Pierre Griinfeld

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A high proportion of adults with end-stage renal failure are suffering from an inherited disorder of the kidneys. This is the first book to present a practical approach to the investigation and management of people with inherited renal disorders. Taking an international perspective, it coversthe dramatic clinical and scientific advances that have been made in the past decade.

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A high proportion of adults with end-stage renal failure are suffering from an inherited disorder of the kidneys. This is the first book to present a practical approach to the investigation and management of people with inherited renal disorders. Taking an international perspective, it coversthe dramatic clinical and scientific advance...

Steven H. Morgan is at Basildon and Thurrock General Hospitals, Basildon, Essex. Jean-Pierre Grunfeld is at Hopital Necker, Paris.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:644 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.54 inPublished:July 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192624733

ISBN - 13:9780192624734

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Part 1 - Applications of clinical genetics to renal diseaseChapter 1 - Developmental anatomy and physiologyChapter 2 - Gene structure and regulation, and the application of laboratory techniquesChapter 3 - Computers and genetic diseasesChapter 4 - Genetic counsellingChapter 5 - Pre-natal diagnosis of inheritedrenal tract disordersChapter 6 - Growth, development and management for renal failure in childrenPart 2 - A systematic approach to inherited renal disordersSection A - Structural disordersChapter 7 - Chromosomal and developmental anomalies of the kidney and urinary tractChapter 8 - Cystic diseases of the kidneyChapter 9 - Familial and genetic aspects of primary vesico-ureteric refluxSection B - Glomerular disordersChapter 10 - Congenital nephrotic syndromeChapter 11.1 Disorders of basement membrane: Hereditary nephritisChapter 11.2 - Disorders of basement membrane: Thin glomerular basement membrane syndrome and nail patella syndromeChapter 12 - Genetic aspects of primary glomerular diseases and haemolytic uraemic syndromeSection C - Tubular disordersChater 13.1 - Functional disorders: Amnioaciduras and the fanconi syndromeChapter 13.2 - Functional disorders: Nephrogenic diabetes: insipidusChapter 13.3 - Functional disorders: RTA and miscellaneous diseaseChapter 14.1 - Bardet-Biedl SyndromeChapter 14.2 - Structural tubulointerstitial disease: NephronophithisisChapter 14.2 - Structural tubulointerstitial disease: Multicentric osteolysis with nephropathySection D - Metabolic disordersChapter 15 - Fabry's disease and the lipidosesChapter 16 - Lethicin-cholesterol Acyltransferase deficiency and the kidneyChapter 17 - Nephropathic cystinosisChapter 18 - Glycogen storage diseases (Von Gierke's disease)Chapter 19 - The amyloidosis and familial mediterranean feverChapter 20 - Genetic aspects of diabetic nephropathyChapter 21 - Sickle cell diseaseSection E - Disorders associated with renal calculiiChapter 22 - The primary hyperloxuriasChapter 23 - Purine metabolismSection F - The PhakomatosesChapter 25 - Renal manifestations of neurofibromatosis and tuberous sclerosisChapter 26 - Von-Hippel Lindau syndromeChapter 27 - Wilms' tumourChapter 28 - Mitochondrial cytopathies and other rare inherited diseases