Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis

  • Authors
  • Drukker
  • Parsons
  • Maher
  • Walter H. Hörl
  • Karl M. Koch
  • Robert M. Lindsay
  • Claudio Ronco
  • James F. Winchester

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Pathophysiology of the uremic syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. M. Födinger, G. Sunder-Plassmann
      Pages 3-14
    3. Raymond Camille Vanholder, Rita De Smet, Norbert Hendrik Lameire
      Pages 15-55
    4. Thomas Depner, Laurie Garred
      Pages 73-93
    5. John K. Leypoldt, Claudio Ronco
      Pages 95-113
    6. Sabine Schmaldienst, W. H. Hörl
      Pages 157-179
    7. M. Bonello, R. Ratanarat, G. Salvatori, H. Oudemans Van-Straaten, R. Bellomo, C. Ronco
      Pages 181-199
  3. Technology of dialysis and associated methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Bernard Canaud, Simon Desmeules
      Pages 203-230
    3. Stephen R. Ash
      Pages 231-257
    4. Joachim Böhler, Karl-Georg Fischer
      Pages 259-271
    5. Nicholas A. Hoenich, Paolo M. Ghezzi, Claudio Ronco
      Pages 273-299
    6. Claudio Ronco, Paolo M. Ghezzi, Sudhir K. Bowry
      Pages 301-323
    7. Hans-Dietrich Polaschegg, Nathan W. Levin
      Pages 325-449
    8. Claudio Ronco, Mariano Feriani, Roberto Dell’Aquila
      Pages 451-467
    9. Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, Alessandra Brendolan
      Pages 469-490
    10. Gianni Cappelli, Paola Inguaggiato
      Pages 491-503

About this book


The leading textbook on the subject. A completely rewritten and up-to-date fifth edition, based upon the highly respected fourth edition, edited by C. Jacobs, C.M. Kjellstrand, K.M. Koch and J.F. Winchester.
Considered the global resource for dialysis specialists, dialysis manufacturers and scientists for over two decades, this authoritative, highly acclaimed major reference work has been completely rewritten and revised in a much-awaited 5th edition. All previous chapters have been updated to include the very latest advancements and understandings in this critical and complex field. New sections include those on computerization of dialysis records, online monitoring and biofeedback, patient sexual function, patient selection and integration, use of exercise in improving patient health, design of randomized trials, and more. This new edition is truly global in scope and features the contributions the top experts from around the world.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Walter H. Hörl
    • 1
  • Karl M. Koch
    • 2
  • Robert M. Lindsay
    • 3
  • Claudio Ronco
    • 4
  • James F. Winchester
    • 5
  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine IIIUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Division of Nephrology, Centre for Internal Medicine and DermatologyMedizinische HochschuleHannoverGermany
  3. 3.Optimal Dialysis Research UnitLondon Health Sciences Centre and The University of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  4. 4.Department of NephrologySt. Bortolo HospitalVicenzaItaly
  5. 5.RenalTech International, LLCNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-7012-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-2275-3
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