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Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease

From Diagnosis to End-Stage Disease

  • Maha N. Haddad
  • Erica Winnicki
  • Stephanie Nguyen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Sabrina A. Karczewski, Molly Keane, Nishita Agarwal Berla
    Pages 17-42
  3. Lavjay Butani
    Pages 93-105
  4. Aris Oates
    Pages 107-128
  5. Stephanie Nguyen, Kuang-Yu Jen
    Pages 129-151
  6. Kartik Pillutla, Kuang-Yu Jen
    Pages 153-168
  7. Erica Winnicki, Paul Brakeman, Marsha Lee, Stephanie Nguyen
    Pages 169-185
  8. Maha N. Haddad, Arundhati Kale
    Pages 187-200
  9. Jessica Brennan, Paul Brakeman
    Pages 201-215
  10. Andrew Perry, Jakub Woloszyn, Chandrasekar Santhanakrishnan
    Pages 217-229
  11. Jonathan H. Pelletier, Emeraghi E. David, Annabelle N. Chua, Eileen Tsai Chambers
    Pages 247-268
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 279-283

About this book


End-stage renal disease is a devastating diagnosis to the patient, family and their care provider. This book covers all aspects of chronic kidney disease from a general description to its psychological impact on the adolescent and lastly its progression to end-stage and dialysis. It details the important aspects of the patient’s journey from diagnosis to their final destination including transplant and discussion of the medications used. It includes chapters on important etiologies of chronic kidney disease in adolescence, addressing the particular challenges a provider may be faced with in caring for this age group, and finally transition of their care to adult care providers.

Written by experts in the field of pediatrics and nephrology Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease is the definitive resource in diagnosing and transitioning patients with chronic kidney disease.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Maha N. Haddad
    • 1
  • Erica Winnicki
    • 2
  • Stephanie Nguyen
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric NephrologyUC Davis Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics, Division of NephrologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsUC Davis Children’s HospitalSacramentoUSA

About the editors

Maha N. Haddad, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Director of Pediatric Dialysis

Department of Pediatric Nephrology

UC Davis Medical Center

Sacramento, CA, USA


Erica Winnicki, MD

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Nephrology

University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

Stephanie Nguyen, MD, MAS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

Director of the Hypertension Clinic

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Sacramento, CA, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Book Subtitle From Diagnosis to End-Stage Disease
  • Editors Maha N. Haddad
    Erica Winnicki
    Stephanie Nguyen
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-97219-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-07321-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-97220-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 283
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nephrology
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Buy this book on publisher's site


“This is an excellent, concise, and easy-to-understand introductory book for all postgraduate trainees and for any pediatricians who have an interest in expanding their knowledge of chronic renal disease with a special focus on adolescent issues. … This is a nice introductory book on AYA chronic kidney disease issues, which provides basic knowledge of the subject with myriad of current references.” (Aftab S. Chishti, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2019)