Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set

Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set, 10th Edition

Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set, 10th Edition,Karl Skorecki,Glenn Chertow,Philip Marsden,Maarten Taal,Alan Yu,ISBN9781455748365

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Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with the new 9th edition of Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney! A brand-new editorial team of Drs. Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, and Barry M. Brenner,, together with a diverse list of international contributors bring you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. Brand-new sections on Global Considerations in Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology, as well as new chapters on recent clinical trials, cardiovascular and renal risk prediction in chronic kidney disease, identification of genetic causes of kidney disease, and many others, keep you at the forefront of this rapidly growing, ever-changing specialty. In print and online at www.expertconsult.com, with regular updates reflecting new developments, Brenner & Rector remains the go-to resource for practicing and training nephrologists and internists who wish to master basic science, pathophysiology, and clinical best practices.

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Key Features

  • Broaden your knowledge base with expert, dependable, comprehensive answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, definitive clinical reference in the field!
  • Prepare for certification or recertification with a review of the basic science that underpins clinical nephrology as well as a comprehensive selection of the most important bibliographical sources in nephrology.
  • Visually grasp and better understand critical information with the aid of over 700 full-color high-quality photographs as well as carefully chosen figures, algorithms, and tables to illustrate essential concepts, nuances of clinical presentation and technique, and decision making.

Karl Skorecki


Affiliations and Expertise

Annie Chutick Professor in Medicine, Director, Rappaport Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Director of Medical and Research Development, Rambam Health Care Center, Haifa, Israel

Glenn Chertow


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Philip Marsden


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Elisabeth Hofmann Chair in Translational Research, Oreopoulos-Baxter Division Director of Nephrology; Vice Chair Research, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Maarten Taal


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham; Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom

Alan Yu


Affiliations and Expertise

Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Kidney Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas

Brenner and Rector's The Kidney, 2-Volume Set, 10th Edition

Section I: Normal Structure and Function

1 Embryology of the Kidney

2 Anatomy of the Kidney

3 The Renal Circulations and Glomerular Ultrafiltration

4 The Podocyte

5 Metabolic Basis of Solute Transport

6 Transport of Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium

7 Transport of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate

8 Renal Handling of Organic Solutes

9 Renal Acidification Mechanisms

10 Urine Concentration and Dilution

11 The Cell Biology of Vasopressin Action

12 Aldosterone Regulation of ION Actions

13 Vasoactive Molecules and the Kidney

14 Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

Section II: Disorders of Body Fluid Volume and Composition

15 Disorders of Sodium Balance

16 Disorders of Water Balance

17 Disorders of Acid-Base Balance

18 Disorders of Potassium Balance

19 Disorders of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Balance

Section III: Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease

20 Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

21 Demographics of Kidney Disease

22 Risk Factors and Chronic Kidney Disease

23 Nephron Endowment

24 Aging and Kidney Disease

Section IV: Evaluation of the Patient with Kidney Disease

25 Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease

26 Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease: Glomerular Filtration Rate, Urinalysis, and Proteinuria

27 Interpretation of Electrolyte and Acid-Base Parameters in Blood and Urine

28 Diagnostic Kidney Imaging

29 The Renal Biopsy

30 Biomarkers in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

Section V: Disorders of Kidney Structure and Function

31 Acute Kidney Injury

32 Primary Glomerular Disease

33 Secondary Glomerular Disease

34 Overview of Therapy for Glomerular Disease

35 Microvascular and Macrovascular Diseases of the Kidney

36 Tubulointerstitial Diseases

37 Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

38 Urinary Tract Obstruction

39 Diabetic Kidney Disease

40 Nephrolithiasis

41 Kidney Cancer

42 Kidney Disease in Cancer Patients

Section VI: Genetics of Kidney Disease

43 Genetic Basis of Kidney Disease

44 Inherited Disorders of the Glomerulus

45 Inherited Disorders of the Renal Tubule

46 Cystic Diseases of the Kidney

Section VII: Hypertension and the Kidney

47 Primary and Secondary Hypertension

48 Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy

49 Hypertension and Kidney Disease in Pregnancy

50 Antihypertensive Therapy (change of title from - Antihypertensive Drugs)

51 Diuretics

Section VIII: The Consequences of Advanced Kidney Disease

52 Adaptation to Nephron Loss and Mechanisms of Progression in Chronic Kidney Disease

53 Mechanisms and Consequences of Proteinuria

54 The Pathophysiology of Uremia

55 Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral Bone Disorder

56 Cardiovascular Aspects of Kidney Disease

57 Hematologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

58 Endocrine Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease

59 Neurologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

60 Dermatologic Conditions in Kidney Disease

Section IX: Conservative Management of Kidney Disease

61 Dietary Approaches to Kidney Diseases

62 A Stepped Care Approach to the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

63 Therapeutic Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder

64 Prescribing Drugs in Kidney Disease

Section X: Dialysis and Extracorporeal Therapies

65 Hemodialysis

66 Peritoneal Dialysis

67 Critical Care Nephrology

68 Plasmapheresis

69 Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisoning

70 Interventional Nephrology

Section XI: Kidney Transplantation

71 Transplantation Immunobiology

72 Clinical Management

Section XII: Pediatric Nephrology

73 Malformation of the Kidney: Structural and Functional Consequences

74 Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract in Children

75 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Children

76 Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis and Transplantation) in Pediatric End-Stage Kidney Disease

Section XIII: Global Considerations in Kidney Disease

77 Latin America

78 Africa

79 Near and Middle East

80 Indian Subcontinent

81 Far East

82 Oceania

Section XIV: Challenges in Nephrology

83 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nephrology: Past, Present, and Future

84 Health Disparities in Nephrology

85 Care of the Older Person with Kidney Disease

86 Tissue Engineering, Stem Cells, and Cell Therapy in Nephrology

87 Quality Improvement Initiatives in Kidney Disease


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