NephSAP: Volume 4


79 0.6MB The recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in human renal allografts has remained an enigma ever since the first report of three patients with rapid recurrence of FSGS after transplantation was published by Hoyer et al. (1).
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 1, January 2005

Transplantation

William M. Bennett, MD and John P. Vella, MD
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The recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in human renal allografts has remained an enigma ever since the first report of three patients with rapid recurrence of FSGS after transplantation was published by Hoyer et al. (1)....




56 0.5MB What health problem is responsible for the greatest number of human deaths today? AIDS? Malnutrition or its opposite, obesity? The great infectious diseases like tuberculosis or malaria? Smoking? Surprisingly, it is none of these.
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 2, March 2005

Hypertension

George L. Bakris, MD and Stephen C. Textor, MD
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What health problem is responsible for the greatest number of human deaths today? AIDS? Malnutrition or its opposite, obesity? The great infectious diseases like tuberculosis or malaria? Smoking? Surprisingly, it is none of these....




60 0.5MB The postulated mechanisms of glomerular filtration and tubular reabsorption of proteins in physiologic and pathologic conditions have been extensively investigated over the past several decades (1). Briefly, two major mechanisms appear to be responsible f
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 3, May 2005

Glomerular, Vascular, and Tubulointerstitual Diseases

Gerald B. Appel, MD and Richard J. Glassock, MD
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The postulated mechanisms of glomerular filtration and tubular reabsorption of proteins in physiologic and pathologic conditions have been extensively investigated over the past several decades (1). Briefly, two major mechanisms appear to be responsible f...




89 0.8MB Nephrology has been a recognized scientific discipline for nearly 40 years (1). During the first 20 years, hereditary conditions in this field of study would have more properly been classified as "Dangerfield's Disorders," because they, like famous lateni
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 4, July 2005

Genetic Diseases of the Kidney

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD and Vicente E. Torres, MD
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Nephrology has been a recognized scientific discipline for nearly 40 years (1). During the first 20 years, hereditary conditions in this field of study would have more properly been classified as "Dangerfield's Disorders," because they, like famous lateni...




59 0.7MB Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is common among patients with chronic kidney disease. It is an almost invariable consequence of progressive renal insufficiency in untreated patients, and it affects a substantial proportion of patients managed by dial
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 5, September 2005

Renal Osteodystrophy, Disorders of Divalent Ions, and Nephrolithiasis

Stanley Goldfarb, MD
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Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is common among patients with chronic kidney disease. It is an almost invariable consequence of progressive renal insufficiency in untreated patients, and it affects a substantial proportion of patients managed by dial...




81 0.6MB Diabetes mellitus was the assigned cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in 45% of the 99,057 newly diagnosed adult cases in the United States in 2002 (1). ESRD risk is three times higher among persons with diabetes mellitus compared to the general popu
NephSAP

Volume 4, Number 6, November 2005

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Thomas A. Depner, MD and John M. Burkart, MD
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Diabetes mellitus was the assigned cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in 45% of the 99,057 newly diagnosed adult cases in the United States in 2002 (1). ESRD risk is three times higher among persons with diabetes mellitus compared to the general popu...