NEPHROLOGY

Overview of Therapy for Glomerular Disease

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Chapter Outline THE GLOBAL IMPACT AND CHALLENGES, 1161 OUTCOME MEASURES AND CLINICAL TRIALS IN GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, 1163 QUANTIFICATION OF THE BENEFITS OF PROTEINURIA REDUCTION, 1163 Membranous Glomerulonephritis, 1164 Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis,…

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Biomarkers in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

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Chapter Outline BIOMARKER DEFINITION, 927 PROCESS OF BIOMARKER DISCOVERY, ASSAY VALIDATION, AND QUALIFICATION IN A CLINICAL CONTEXT, 927 Phase 1: Discovery of Potential Biomarkers through Hypothesis-Generating Exploratory Studies, 927 Phase…

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The Kidney Biopsy

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Chapter Outline SAFETY AND COMPLICATIONS OF BIOPSIES, 915 PERFORMING THE BIOPSY, 918 BIOPSY SPECIMEN HANDLING, 919 LIGHT MICROSCOPY, 919 Staining for Light Microscopy, 919 Examination of the Biopsy Specimen by…

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Biomarkers in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

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Chapter Outline BIOMARKER DEFINITION, 927 PROCESS OF BIOMARKER DISCOVERY, ASSAY VALIDATION, AND QUALIFICATION IN A CLINICAL CONTEXT, 927 Phase 1: Discovery of Potential Biomarkers through Hypothesis-Generating Exploratory Studies, 927 Phase…

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Aging and Kidney Disease

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Chapter Outline STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN THE AGING KIDNEY, 727 Gross, 727 Microscopic, 727 Biologic Mediators and Potential Modulators of Age-Related Renal Fibrosis, 728 FUNCTIONAL CHANGES IN THE AGING KIDNEY, 735…

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Demographics of Kidney Disease

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Chapter Outline SEX AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE , 655 Factors Related to Sex Differences, 657 Oral Contraceptives, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Kidney Disease, 659 Summary, 660 RACE, ETHNICITY, AND CHRONIC…

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Risk Factors and Chronic Kidney Disease

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Chapter Outline THE NEED TO DEFINE RISK IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE , 669 Definition of a Risk Factor, 670 Epidemiologic Methods for Identifying Risk Factors, 670 RISK FACTORS AND MECHANISMS…

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Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

Feb 5, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

Chapter Outline CELLULAR ORIGIN OF EICOSANOIDS, 355 CYCLO-OXYGENASE PATHWAY, 355 Molecular Biology, 355 Regulation of Cyclo-Oxygenase Gene Expression, 357 Regulation of Cyclo-Oxygenase Expression by Antiinflammatory Steroids, 357 Enzymatic Chemistry, 357…

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