Pathophysiology of Kidney Disease and Hypertension
This new texta collaborative effort between students and teachers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicineprovides a unique introductory overview of renal disease, including hypertension and renal transplantation, topics not always covered in other texts. It fully discusses the pathophysiology of renal disorders, using case histories and contemporary data to help you appreciate the mechanisms of these diseases and gain a better understanding of the treatment options available. A consistent chapter formatfeaturing chapter objectives, key points boxes, and helpful case questions with clinical applications throughoutmakes the book user-friendly and easy to reference, while questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your mastery of the material.
By A. Vishnu Moorthy, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Section of Nephrology, Madison, WI; Bryan Neil Becker, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Frederick J. Boehm, III, MD,; Universty of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA and Arjang Djamali, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Section, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
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