This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial nephrology challenges you face in your practice. The book confidently tackles these subjects and gives seasoned advice on the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies using evidence-based medicine wherever possible. It gives you the latest information you need to keep pace with the fast-paced, dynamic environment of neonatology.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Placental and Fetal Water Flux 1. Water Flux And Amniotic Fluid Volume: Understanding Fetal Water Flow Marie Beall, MD Jeroen van den Wijngaard, MSc Martin van Gemert, PhD Michael G Ross, MD, MPH Section 2: Electrolytes Balance During Normal Fetal And Neonatal Development 2. Renal Aspects of Sodium Metabolism in the Fetus and Neonate Endre Sulyok, MD, PhD, DSc 3. Potassium Metabolism John Lorenz, MD 4. Acid-base Homeostasis in the Fetus and Newborn Istvan Seri, MD, PhD Section 3: The Kidney: Normal Development and Hormone Modulators 5. Glomerular Filtration Rate in Neonates Jean-Pierre Guignard, MD Jean-Bernard Gouyon, MD 6. The Developing Kidney and the Fetal Origins of Adult Cardio Vascular Disease Umberto Simeoni, MD Farid Boubred, MD Christophe Buffat, PharmD Daniel Vaiman, PhD 7. Renal Modulation: The Renin/Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) Pedro Jose, MD, PhD Aruna Natarajan, MB, BS 8. Renal Modulation: Arginine Vassopresin And Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Francisco Emma, MD Marco Zaffanello, MD, PhD Maria Antonietta Procaccino, MD Gilda Stringini, MD 4. Special Pathology 9. Body Fluid Compartments in the Fetus and Newborn Infant with Growth Aberration Karl Bauer, MD 10. Acute Problems Of Prematurity:Balancing Fluid Volume And Electrolyte Replacements In Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) And Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Neonates Stephen Baumgart, MD 11. Lung Fluid Balance in Developing Lungs and it's Role in Neonatal Transition Lucky Jain, MD Richard Bland, MD 12. Edema Andrew Costarino, MD Caroline D. Boyd, MD 13. Renal failure in the Neonate Sharon Andreoli, MD 14. Obstructive Uropathy: Assessment of Renal Function in the Fetus Robert Chevalier, MD