Renal Disease in Pregnancy

Renal Disease in Pregnancy

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With higher risks to mother and baby in pregnant women with renal disease, critical decision-making is key. Giving practical guidance for antenatal, post-partum and maternity unit challenges, this book supports good practice and evidence-based management. The book includes evidence on antenatal and post-partum care; management of acute kidney injury in the delivery suite; and care guidelines for acute, chronic, and previously undiagnosed kidney diseases. The book also covers acute kidney injury, transplant, dialysis, pre-conception counselling, and medications. Previously published by RCOG, this revised edition includes: * Updated expert consensus statements * Complete revision, with a new chapter on contraception * Updates in management of acute kidney injury, hypertension, dialysis and pregnancy, renal transplantation and pre-eclampsia. Structured to help clinicians make decisions, this book is for use by obstetricians, renal physicians, maternal medicine clinicians, midwives, urologists and specialist nurses.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 250 pages
  • 194 x 252 x 17mm | 710g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1107124077
  • 9781107124073
  • 1,313,801

Table of contents

Part I. Physiology: 1. Renal physiology Kate Bramham and Tracy Salter; Part II. Prepregnancy Care: 2. Prepregnancy counselling and risk assessment Matt Hall and Liz Lightstone; 3. Contraception Kate Wiles; 4. Assisted reproduction in women with renal disease Jason Waugh and Ian Aird; Part III. Antenatal Care: 5. CKD and pregnancy: patterns of care and general principles of management Lucy Mackillop and Mark Brown; 6. Midwifery issues Floria Cheng; 7. Drugs in women with renal disease and transplant recipients in pregnancy Graham Lipkin and Asif Sarwar; 8. Management of hypertension in renal disease in pregnancy Jenny Myers and Graham Lipkin; Part IV. Postpartum: 9. Postpartum follow-up of antenatally identified renal problems Al Ferraro and Liz Lightstone; Part V. Special Conditions: 10. Pregnancy and dialysis Kainat Shahid, Liam Plant and Michele Hladunewich; 11. Pregnancy and the renal transplant recipient Nadia Sarween, Martin Drage and Sue Carr; 12. Comorbid conditions affecting pregnancy in renal transplant patients Sue Carr and Joyce Popoola; 13. Reflux nephropathy in pregnancy Nigel Brunskill; 14. Lupus and vasculitis in pregnancy Liz Lightstone; 15. Diabetic nephropathy in pregnancy Andrew McCarthy; 16. Urological problems in pregnancy Jonathon Olsburgh and Susan Willis; Part VI. Acute Kidney Injury: 17. Acute renal failure in pregnancy: causes not due to pre-eclampsia David Williams; 18. Pre-eclampsia related renal impairment Louise Kenny; 19. Renal biopsy in pregnancy Nigel Brunskill; Appendix. Consensus statements 2017.
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About Kate Bramham

Kate Bramham is an Academic Nephrologist from King's College Hospital, London. She trained with Professors Poston, Chappell and Nelson-Piercy in the Division of Women's Health, King's College London. She runs a specialist renal-pregnancy service at King's and is deputy lead for the UK Renal Disease in Pregnancy study group. Matt Hall is a Consultant Nephrologist at Nottingham University Hospitals and current Lead for the UK Pregnancy and Kidney Disease Rare Disease Group. He runs a joint renal-obstetric clinic seeing women with all aspects of kidney disease during pregnancy. Catherine Nelson-Piercy is a Consultant Obstetric Physician and Professor of Obstetric Medicine at Guy's & St Thomas' and Imperial College Healthcare Trust in London. She co-edited the first edition of this book and is the author of the Handbook of Obstetric Medicine (2015), now in its fifth edition. She is past president of the International Society of Obstetric Medicine and co-editor of its journal Obstetric Medicine.
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