NEPHROLOGY

Physiology of Body Fluids

Oct 10, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Physiology of Body Fluids

Objectives Upon completion of this chapter, the student should be able to answer the following questions : • How do body fluid compartments differ with respect to their volumes and…

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Structure and Function of the Kidneys

Oct 10, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Structure and Function of the Kidneys

Objectives Upon completion of this chapter, the student should be able to answer the following questions : • Which structures in the glomerulus are filtration barriers to plasma proteins? •…

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Tumours and Tumour-like Lesions of the Liver

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Tumours and Tumour-like Lesions of the Liver

Chapter Contents Diagnostic approach: morphological patterns 781 Hepatocellular and hepatoid/epithelioid patterns 782 Glandular (biliary, papillary) pattern 783 Mixed epithelioid-glandular (hepatobiliary) pattern 783 Other predominant cell patterns 783 Cystic pattern 785…

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Bile Duct Diseases

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Chapter Contents Normal morphology of biliary tree and peribiliary glands 516 Morphological features 516 Self-defence system and innate immunity 517 Biliary epithelial injury 520 Basic changes in response to injury…

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Developmental and Inherited Liver Disease

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Keywords atresia, ciliopathy, cystic fibrosis, disorders of bile acid synthesis and transport, porphyria, carbohydrate metabolism, mitochondrial disorders   Chapter Contents Diagnostic approach to histology 113 Neonatal and early infantile liver…

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Transplantation Pathology

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Transplantation Pathology

Chapter Contents General aspects of liver transplantation 881 Historical overview and survival following liver transplantation 881 Indications for liver transplantation 881 Complications of liver transplantation 882 Pathological assessments in liver…

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