Disorders of Water Homeostasis

Dec 22, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Disorders of Water Homeostasis

Disorders of Water Homeostasis Tomas Berl and Robert W. Schrier Historical and Evolutionary Aspects of Renal Concentrating and Diluting Processes In From Fish to Philosopher, Smith (1) suggested that the…

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Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome

Dec 22, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome

Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome Shubha Ananthakrishnan and George A. Kaysen The ability of the kidney to retain plasma proteins is essential for life. Normal serum protein concentration is of the…

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The Glomerulopathies

Dec 22, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on The Glomerulopathies

The Glomerulopathies Joshua M. Thurman and Ryan J. Goldberg Disorders affecting the structure and function of the glomeruli (glomerulopathies) are among the most common causes of acute and chronic renal…

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Chronic Kidney Disease: Manifestations and Pathogenesis

Dec 22, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Chronic Kidney Disease: Manifestations and Pathogenesis

Chronic Kidney Disease: Manifestations and Pathogenesis Michel Chonchol and Laurence Chan Chronic kidney disease is characterized by a decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and histologic evidence of a reduction…

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