The Kidney

A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management

  • Donna E. Hansel
  • Christopher J. Kane
  • Gladell P. Paner
  • Sam S. Chang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jennifer M. McBride
    Pages 1-18
  3. Shreyas S. Joshi, Gladell P. Paner, Sam S. Chang
    Pages 19-35
  4. Shane M. Pearce, Priya Rao, Stephen Thomas, Scott E. Eggener
    Pages 37-51
  5. Gladell P. Paner
    Pages 53-65
  6. Ithaar H. Derweesh, Omer A. Raheem, Ahmed Shabaik
    Pages 67-80
  7. Charles C. Guo, Armine K. Smith, Christian P. Pavlovich
    Pages 81-95
  8. Zachary Klaassen, John M. DiBianco, Martha K. Terris
    Pages 97-108
  9. Jamie Koo, Christopher P. Filson, Jiaoti Huang, Allan J. Pantuck
    Pages 109-123
  10. Leili Mirsadraei, Michelle S. Hirsch, Christopher J. Kane, Donna E. Hansel
    Pages 125-140
  11. Chad R. Ritch, Giovanna A. Giannico, Lan L. Gellert, Peter E. Clark, Omar Hameed
    Pages 141-148
  12. Michael Yap, Mariah Zampieri Leivo, Denise M. Malicki, Donna E. Hansel, George Chiang
    Pages 149-173
  13. Edward R. Gould, Anna Marie Burgner
    Pages 175-197
  14. Anthony Chang, Vanesa Bijol
    Pages 199-206
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 207-215

About this book


This volume provides a practical, comprehensive overview on benign and malignant disease of the adult kidney. The text addresses the topic of assessment and management of patients with surgical renal disease. Within this scope, it includes hereditary and spontaneous renal neoplasms, as well as non-neoplastic disease that manifests as a clinically relevant mass.  The book is organized into chapters focusing on discrete disease entities and incorporating pathology, surgical management, oncologic therapy, radiologic findings, and molecular alterations.  This text is designed to address relevant areas of clinical management of renal neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease across multiple specialties and levels of training. 

Written by experts in the field, The Kidney: A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management is a valuable resource on the diagnosis and management of patients with not only renal cell carcinoma, but also other renal processes that require surgical intervention.     


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Editors and affiliations

  • Donna E. Hansel
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Kane
    • 2
  • Gladell P. Paner
    • 3
  • Sam S. Chang
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of California at San Diego Department of PathologySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologyUniversity of California at San Diego Department of UrologySan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pathology and SurgeryUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Department of Urologic SurgeryVanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Urologic SurgeryNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-3285-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-3286-3
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