Pediatric Kidney Disease by Denis F. Geary, Franz Schaefer

By Denis F. Geary, Franz Schaefer

The re-creation of this helpful scientific source bargains a cutting-edge, entire overview on each medical encountered in pediatric nephrology. foreign specialists current the most recent wisdom on epidemiology, analysis, administration, and analysis in a single concise, clinically centred textual content, during which care has been taken to couple simply the correct amount of "need-to-know" uncomplicated technological know-how with sensible medical suggestions that might allow the reader to make effective, proficient judgements. the themes coated comprise: issues of renal improvement, glomerular issues, the kidney and systemic affliction, renal tubular problems, tubulointerstitial disorder, urinary tract problems, acute kidney harm, high blood pressure, persistent and end-stage renal ailment, and renal alternative treatment. The full-color, hugely visible, meticulously crafted layout will make sure that the practitioner is ready to resource and observe details with amazing ease.

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While cortical nephrocalcinosis can be seen, it is a rare finding in children [182]. Medullary nephrocalcinosis is well described in children and can be accurately diagnosed and followed – again preferably with ultrasound. 33a, b). A pattern of peripheral increased echogenicity followed by progression toward the center of the pyramid has been described as the Anderson Carr progression of nephrocalcinosis [119]. Lastly with the improvement in high resolution imaging of the kidneys in children, smaller echogenic foci are being detected.

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