The various authors who have contributed the articles in the book are highly experienced in their respective fields. The authors must be complemented for dealing this problem in a very systematic manner, making it easy for everyone to understand. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout. The language is simple and easy to understand. Due to limited resources in our country, there should be guidelines for prevention and retardation of progression of chronic kidney disease.
As suggested in my review of the 4th edition, a small sectionon prevention of kidney diseases has been added. However the important ones are: newermodalities of treatment of nephrotic syndrome, concept ofacute kidney injury along with biomarkers for its diagnosis, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, inherited forms ofrenal tubular acidosis, continuous renal replacement therapy,drainage problems in peritoneal dialysis, disorders of mic-turition, fetal hydronephrosis, mineral bone disease andgrowth hormone therapy in chronic kidney disease,inherited forms of renal tubular acidosis, and tubulopathies. Member of the Indian Expert Advisory Group. Clinical and drug trials in the fields of hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis and transplantation are producing more effective treatments, thereby reducing the morbidity resulting from the disease processes and the side effects of drugs. The wide range of topics makes it a useful tool for clinicians at a more senior level who want to quickly review a topic. The new contributors with their vast experience, have done full justice to the chapters they have written.
All the chapters are well covered with beautiful illustrations. There is increasing knowledge of chronic allograft damage and the role of humorally-mediated rejection, leading to better understanding of the mechanisms involved and potential treatments. T wo cases of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus associated with intracrnial calcification. Nozue T , Uemasu F , Endoh H , et al. Thebasic format of the book remains the same i e. A completely new chapter discussing the prevention of kidney diseases has also been added. There is evidence in the literature of potential targets of B-cell survival factors by inhibiting novel pathways involved in B-cell and plasma cell activation.
This new edition is a comprehensive guide to recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of renal disorders in children. Due tolimited resources in our country, there should be guidelinesfor prevention and retardation of progression of chronickidney disease. The new contributors with their vast experience,have done full justice to the chapters they have written. The approach, throughout, is logical, clinical and simple for practical purpose. The most difficult part to understand in pediatric nephrology is renal tubular disorders. In addition, some children require multi-organ combined or sequential transplants.
These have been incorporated and the contents extensively revised. A brief description of management of hypertensiveurgency would have completed the discussion on hyperten-sive crisis. The present edition alsoincludes the key points in every chapter to highlight theimportant aspects. The text is supported by beautiful andself explanatory illustrations. The spectrum of renal disorders in Iraq is wide, and is similar to those reported from other developing countries with a predominance of infectious diseases. The book is highly illustrated with algorithms, tables and diagrams to enhance learning.
. The management of conditions frequently encountered in practice such as nephrotic syndrome, urinary tract infections, acute nephritis and acute renal Failure has been considered in details. Theupdated, 26 chapters of this new edition deal with all theclinical problems encountered by the pediatrician and ne-phrologist. Assessment This book successfully accomplishes its goals. The current management guidelines have been given. A new chapter on chronic peritoneal dialysis has also been included.
Hypodipsic hypernatremia with normal osmoregulation of vasopressin. Overall there are 26 chapters, wherein all the major clinical problems encountered in pediatric nephrology practice have been dealt in a systematic manner. Renal disease in hospitalized children can be difficult to diagnose early as it may exhibit few symptoms, unlike in adults. The first few chapters cover the renal anatomy and physiology and renal function tests which are very important to know before understanding actual renal problems. All the chapters are well covered with beautiful illustrations. The present edition includes key points in every chapter meant to highlight the important aspects. Because of its easily accessible structure, patients and families seeking medical information also might find it useful.
For more information please visit the. Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. The basic format of the book remains the same i e. In contrast to other books in this field, this one uses a predominantly clinical approach, without getting lost in too much detail of nonclinical aspects that interested readers can find elsewhere. The book is ideally suited to the needs of pediatricians and postgraduate students as well as nephrologists and urologists interested in pediatric aspects of the discipline. Frequent use of tables and flow charts makes the subject interesting and easy to grasp. The present edition also includes the key points in every chapter to highlight the important aspects.
Pruthi Pediatric Nephrologist Department of Pediatrics Centre for Child Health Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi-110060 Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Volume 72--October, 2005 Journal Indian Journal of Pediatrics — Springer Journals Published: Oct 1, 2005. A minor disadvantage might be that the number of listed references, though very up to date, is small and not referenced directly within the text. These have been incorporated and the contents extensively revised. Clinical practice in paediatric nephrology is continuously evolving to mirror the research output of the 21st century. Imaging modalities with the use of magnetic resonance and computerised tomography are continuously improving. More information on this aspect would have been welcomed.