Definitive Nephrology Reference Set
from C.H.I.P.S.

Diseases of the Kidney and
Urinary Tract

3-Volume Set
Eighth edition
by Robert W. Schrier

The thoroughly updated Eighth Edition of this classic three-volume work provides the most comprehensive, current, and authoritative information on diseases of the kidney and urinary tract.

Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract focuses on diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases, disorders, and complications and incorporates the basic science practicing physicians need to evaluate and manage the disease process.

Partial Contents

Volume One

Biochemical, Structural, and Functional Correlations in the Kidney

  1. Structural-functional relationships in the kidney
  2. Renal circulation and glomerular hemodynamics
  3. Regulation of water balance
  4. Tubular sodium transport
  5. Tubular potassium transport
  6. Renal acid-base transport
  7. Renal metabolism
  8. Renal transport of organic ions and uric acid
  9. Hormones and the kidney

Clinical Evaluation

  1. Urinalysis
  2. Laboratory evaluation of kidney function
  3. Intravenous urography, ultrasonography, and radionuclide studies
  4. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging
  5. Diagnostic and therapeutic angiography of the renal circulation
  6. Indications for and interpretation of the renal biopsy

Hereditary Diseases
Chapters 16 - 20

Urological Diseases of the Genitourinary Tract
Chapters 21 - 31

Infections of the Urinary Tract and the Kidney
Chapters 32 - 38

Volume Two

Acute Renal Failure

  1. Pathophysiology of ischemic acute renal injury
  2. Pathophysiology of nephrotoxic cell injury
  3. Acute renal failure
  4. Antibiotic- and immunosuppression-related renal failure
  5. Renal diseases induced by antineoplastic agents
and Chapters 44 - 49


  1. Blood pressure and the kidney
  2. Hypertension associated with renal parenchymal disese
  3. Renal artery stenosis, renal vascular hypertension, and ischemic nephropathy
  4. Hypertension and pregnancy
  5. Pathogenesis and treatment of hypertension in the diabetic patient
  6. Hypertension associated with endocrine disorders
  7. Malignant hypertension and other hypertensive crises

Glomerular, Interstitial, and Vascular Renal Diseases

  1. Mechanisms of tissue injury and repair in renal diseases
  2. Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis and other bacterial infection-related glomerulonephritis
  3. Viral glomerular diseases
  4. Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis
and Chapters 61 -72

Volume Three

Systemic Diseases of the Kidney

  1. Clinical aspects of diabetic nephropathy
  2. The normal and diseased kidney in pregnancy
  3. Monoclonal gammopathies: multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, and related disorders
  4. Hyperuricemia, gout, and the kidney
  5. Sickle cell disease
  6. Tropical nephrology
  7. Kidney disease in children
  8. Renal function and disease in the aging kidney

Disorders of the Electrolyte, Water, and Acid-Base

Chapters 81 - 90

Uremic Syndrome

Chapters 81 - 90

Management of End-Stage Renal Disease

Chapters 81 - 90

Nutrition, Drugs, and the Kidney

Chapters 81 - 90


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Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract
3-Volume Set
Eighth edition
by Robert W. Schrier

2007 (available now) 3,776 pages 1,500 illustrations
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