Rheumatology and the Kidney

Hardcover | August 15, 2001

EditorDwomoa Adu, Paul Emery, Michael Madaio

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This book provides up to date information on disorders that affect the kidneys as well as the joints. These disorders often affect several systems in the body and many have an immunological basis. The majority of chapters in this book focus on specific diseases and examine their aetiology,pathogenesis, immunological basis and pathology. In addition the clinical features, current approaches to treatment and outcome are described. Overall these chapters provide a balanced view of current understanding of these conditions. The major syndromes of Rheumatologic diseases reviewedinclude Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, the Vasculitides (including Wegener's granulomatosis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Microscopic polyangiitis, Churg Strauss Syndrome, Takayasu's disease and Henoch-Schonlein Purpura, and Systemic Sclerosis. Other Chapters cover amyloidosis and Hepatitis B and Cassociated systemic disease. Finally there are chapters on the nephrotoxicity of drugs used in the treatment of rheumatologic diseases and also on rheumatologic complications following renal transplantation. The information in the book is up to date and brings together in a concise mannerinformation that is otherwise widely scattered in the literature. This book should appeal to nephrologists and rheumatologists as well as all those interested in the care of patients with systemic autoimmune disorders.

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This book provides up to date information on disorders that affect the kidneys as well as the joints. These disorders often affect several systems in the body and many have an immunological basis. The majority of chapters in this book focus on specific diseases and examine their aetiology,pathogenesis, immunological basis and pathology...

Dwomo Adu is at University Hospital, Birmingham. Paul Emery is at University of Leeds.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:564 pages, 9.37 × 6.57 × 1.34 inPublished:August 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Lupus nephritisBickerstaff and Isenberg: An overview of SLECameron: Clinical manifestations of lupus nephritisSchwartz: Lupus nephritis: histologyWalport and Robson: Lupus nephritis: complement in lupusMadaio: Pathogenesis of lupus nephritis for rheumatology and the kidneyTakada, Boumpas and Illei: Lupus nephritis: treatment - pulse cyclophosphamideMoroni and Ponticelli: Lupus nephritis: treatment with continuous therapiesSammaritano and Lockshin: SLE in pregnancyLevine and Rauch: Renal involvement in the anti-phospholipid syndromePart II: VasculitisJennette, Falk and Thomas: Vasculitis classificationBen-Smith and Savage: Immunopathogenesis of systemic vasculitisFerrario and Rastaldi: Pathology of vasculitisJennette, Falk and Thomas: Clinical presentation and treatment of renal vasculitisGuillevin: Polyarteritis nodosa: clinical characteristics, outcome, and treatmentCoppo and Amore: Vasculitis (ANCA negative): Henoch-Schonlein purpuraJha and Chugh: Takayasu's arteritisPart III: Systemic sclerosisSimms and Korn: Systemic sclerosis: the spectrum, immunopathogenesis, clinical features, and treatmentPart IV: Rheumatoid arthritisAdu and Tse: Rheumatoid arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease and polymyositisPart V: AmyloidosisLachmann and Hawkins: Amyloidosis: pathogenesis and diagnosisLachman and Hawkins: Amyloidosis: rheumatic disease and amyloid: clinical features and treatmentKyle: Primary amyloidosisRonco: Light-chain and heavy-chain deposition diseasesPart VI: Hepatitis associated systemic diseasePusey and Salama: Rheumatologic diseases associated with interstitial nephritisLai: Hepatitis B associated renal diseasesPart VII: Drug nephrotoxicityWahba and Bennett: The nephrotoxicity of calcineurin inhibitorsTse and Adu: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the kidneyBroe: Nephrotoxicity of drugs used in rheumatology: analgesic nephropathyBingham and Emery: Renal toxicity of anti-rheumatic drugsPart VIII: Interstitial nephritis and goutSalama and Pusey: Rheumatologic diseases associated with interstitial nephritisBrown and Griffith: Dialysis arthropathyPart IX: Rheumatological complications of dialysis and transplantationGriffith and Brown: Dialysis arthropathyKarim, Lawson and Emery: Rheumatological complications of renal disease and transplantationIndex