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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Nephrology
Vijayakumar M MD DCH DM (Neph) FIAP
Nammalwar BR MD DCH DM (Neph) MNAMS

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Edition 2/e
Publish Year2013
Size 6.75" X 9.5"
Cover TypePaper Back
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Quick Overview
In this Edition, the authors have expanded the subjects to a wider spectrum which includes ‘Genetics of some renal disease, molecular pathogenesis of inherited renal disease, and pediatric urology’ as applicable in clinical practice for pediatricians and pediatric nephrologists. Further value has been added with inclusion of Neonatal Nephrology, a subspecialty on the horizon, preventive nephrology, renal histology, vitamin D and the kidney and acute kidney injury in PICU environment. Since the last Edition, there has been a gigantic surge in the number of young and academically brilliant Pediatric Nephrologists in India. Hence, the authors have extensively drawn their potentials as the resource for this book.
Key Features

The book has been divided into 68 chapters that have further been subdivided into 14 sections. It covers all facets of pediatric nephrology in totality, from basic nephrology to chronic kidney diseases. Moreover, the thoughtful inclusion of topics on pediatric urology, diagnostic radiology, and renal histopathology makes it an all-inclusive blanket reference for pediatric nephrologists. The highlight of the book lies in the simplicity of its approach, clarity of thought on the subject, and the lucidity of the illustrations. Many eminent pediatric nephrologists across the country have contributed their chapters in the book that have been edited by Vijayakumar M and Nammalwar BR, the renown pediatric nephrologists from Chennai with years of experience. Their rich experience in the field of pediatric nephrology coupled with the knowledge and experience of the contributors makes this book a useful asset for the medical community.

The book aims to serve as a complete textbook on pediatric nephrology for pediatric postgraduates, a reference book for pediatricians in practice, and an introductory book for internal medicine postgraduates in nephrology.

Target Audience
Useful for Pediatric Postgraduates, A Reference Book for Pediatrician in Practice and An Introductory Book for Internal Medicine Postgraduates in Nephrology.
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