Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis

Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis

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The leading textbook on the subject. A completely rewritten and up-to-date Fourth Edition, formerly edited by W. Drukker, F. M. Parsons and J. F. Maher.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1536 pages
  • 195 x 260 x 57.15mm | 3,750g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th ed. 1996
  • 232 Tables, black and white; XLVI, 1536 p.
  • 0792336100
  • 9780792336105

Table of contents

Foreword; B.H. Scribner. Tribute to the founding editors. List of contributors. List of illustrations. I: Pathophysiology of the uremic syndrome. Principles and biophysics of dialysis. 1. Uremic syndrome; R. Vanholder, et al. 2. Principles and biophysics of dialysis; J.A. Sargent, F.A. Gotch. 3. Membranes for dialysis; C. Colton, M.J. Lysaght. 4. Biophysics of UF and HF; L.W. Henderson. 5. Peritoneal anatomy and physiology during PD; R.T. Krediet. 6. Biocompatibility - principles; R.M. Hakim, J. Himmelfarb. II: Technology of dialysis and associated methods. 7. Hemodialysers and associated devices; N.A. Hoenich, et al. 8. Water preparation; B.J. Canaud, C.M. Mion. 9. Hemodialysis fluid composition; C. Ronco, et al. 10. Hemodialysis access: A: Temporary; P.R. Uldall. B: Permanent; C.E. Butler, N. Tilney. 11. Malfunctioning hemodialysis access: diagnosis and percutaneous treatment; D. Vorwerk, et al. 12. Thrombogenesis and anticoagulation in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis; G. Vigano, et al. 13. HD machines and monitors; H.D. Polaschegg, N.W. Levin. 14. UF and HF practices; E. Quellhorst. 15. Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration and related therapies; A.A. Kaplan. 16. Pros and cons of short high efficiency and high flux dialysis; R. Barth. 17. Dialyser reuse-techniques and controversy; A.M. Miles, E.A. Friedman. 18. Extracorporeal blood purification techniques: plasmapheris and hemoperfusion; J.F. Winchester, et al. 19. Peritoneal dialysis access, placement, connectors; B. Piraino. 20. Solutions for PD; M. Feriani, et al. 21. Automated PD; J. Diaz-Buxo. 22. Continuous PD; C.M. Mion. III: Quantification and prescription of dialysis. 23. Indications for long term results and limitations of PD; D.N. Churchill. 24. Quantification and prescription. General principles; P. Blake, J. Daugirdas. IV: Complications of dialysis. 25. Peritoneal infections, hernias and related complications; R. Gokal. 26. Acute complications of hemodialysis and their prevention and treatment; S.K. Mujais, et al. 27. Pyrogenic reactions; G. Lonneman, K.M. Koch. 28. Biocompatibility Clinical aspects; H. Lemke, et al. V: Pharmacological considerations. 29. Drug dosage in dialysis patients; Th.A. Golper, et al. VI: Special clinical situations. 30. Acute renal failure; C.M. Kjellstrand, B.P. Teehan. 31. Renal replacement therapy in children; R. Donckerwolcke, et al. 32. Dialysis in the elderly; E. Grapsa, D.G. Oreopoulos. 33. Pregnancies in women on renal replacement therapy; A.J. Wing, J.H.H. Ehrich. 34. The dialysis patient and transplantation; U. Frei. 35. Dialytic management of diabetic uremic patients; E. Friedman, A.V. Miles. 36. Anesthesia; B.L. Kasiske. VII: Organ system and metabolic complications in chronic dialysis. 37. Blood
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... about previous editions ...
`The standard reference book for the artificial kidney world.'
`The aim of the authors - to produce a standard text for nephrologists and those with an interest in today's treatment of renal failure - is fully achieved.'
Urological Research
`A superb book ... the detail and depth of discussions are unequalled in any current nephrology text.'
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
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