Effects of Preterm Birth on the Kidney

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Abstract

The first section of the book covers the basics of nephrology and second section focuses on acute kidney injury. This easy to reference text examines the physiological and biochemical aspects of renal diseases - all in one convenient resource. Experts in the field discuss topics of increasing concern in nephrology including newer methods of assessing renal function. The field of acute kidney injury in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one with research translating into clinical guidelines and standards. This text brings together experts to provide an authoritative reference for management of AKI in various clinical settings. Pregnancy related AKI is an important entity which has also been discussed in detail. The recent advances in the field of critical care AKI have been incorporated as well and help the reader to update their knowledge.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBasic Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury
EditorsM Sahay
Place of PublicationCroatia
PublisherIAD Press
Pages61 - 88
Number of pages28
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)978-953-51-0139-0
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Black, M. J., Sutherland, M. R., & Gubhaju, L. (2011). Effects of Preterm Birth on the Kidney. In M. Sahay (Ed.), Basic Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury (1st ed., pp. 61 - 88). IAD Press.