Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology

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Edited by Ajay K. Singh and Gordon H. Williams

Published by Academic Press

About the Book

This Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology is edited by Ajay K. Singh and Gordon H. Williams. This First Edition textbook is the definitive translational reference in the field of nephro endocrinology, investigating both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems.


– Offers researchers and clinicians expert, gold standard analyses of nephro-endocrine research and translation into the treatment of diseases such as anemia, chronic kidney disease (CKD), rickets, osteoporosis, and, hypoparathyroidism.
– Investigates both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems.
– Presents a uniquely comprehensive and cross-disciplinary look at all aspects of nephro-endocrine disorders in one reference work.
– Clear translational presentations by the top endocrinologists and nephrologists in each specific hormone or functional/systems field.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Part 1: The Kidney as an Endocrine Organ

Erythropoientin: An Historical Overview of Physiology, Molecular Biology And Gene Regulation
Erythropoiesis: The Role of Erythropoietin
Extra-Hematopoietic Action of Erythropoietin
Development of Recombinant Erythropoietin and Erythropoietin Analogues
Erythropoietin Disease States & Resistance

Section 2: Vitamin D, PTH and Novel Regulators of Phosphate
Vitamin D and the Kidney: Introduction and Historical Perspective
Vitamin D: Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation
Molecular Biology of Parathyroid Hormone
Endocrine Regulation of Phosphate Homeostasis

Section 3: Renin-angiotensin
Introduction and Historical Overview
Molecular Biology of Renin and Regulation of Its Gene
Physiology and Regulation of the RAAS System
The Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System and the Kidney
The Renin Angiotensin and the Heart
The Renin-Angrotensin blockade: Therapeutic Agents

Part 2: The Kidney as a Hormonal target Section

Section 4: Anti-diuretic Hormone Vasopressin in the Kidney: Historical Aspects
Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation
Vasopressin Antagonists in Physiology and Disease
Diabetes Insipidus and SIADH

Section 5: The Atrial Natriuretic Peptides
ANP, BNP and CNP Physiology and Pharmacology of the Cardiorenal Axis

Section 6: Aldosterone
Introduction and Historical Overview
Aldosterone Receptors and Their Renal Effects: Molecular Biology And Gene Regulation
Aldosterone and Its Cardiovascular Effects
Aldosterone Regulation

Section 7: Endocrine Disorders in Renal Failure
Insulin resistance
Growth hormone
Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women with Chronic Kidney Disease
Thyroid Status in Chronic Renal Failure Patients
Metabolic Acidosis of Chronic Kidney Disease
Pregnancy and the Kidney

For Whom is this Book For

This Textbook of Nephro-Endocrinology, 1st Edition is perfect for Endocrinologists, Nephrologists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in Endocrinology, Urology and Nephrology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


Format of the eBook: PDF     Size: 11 MB


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