Core Concepts in Acute Kidney Injury

  • Sushrut S. Waikar
  • Patrick T. Murray
  • Ajay K. Singh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Epidemiology and Diagnosis

  3. Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. David A. Ferenbach, Eoin D. O’Sullivan, Joseph V. Bonventre
      Pages 69-91
  4. Clinical Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Steven D. Weisbord
      Pages 95-112
    3. Randy L. Luciano, Mark A. Perazella
      Pages 145-163
    4. Alain Meyrier, Patrick Niaudet
      Pages 181-193
    5. Jason B. O’Neal, Frederic T. Billings IV, Andrew D. Shaw
      Pages 195-202
    6. José A. Morfín, Shruti Gupta
      Pages 203-219
    7. Elizabeth A. K. Hunt, Michael A. Ferguson
      Pages 237-246
  5. Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. John R. Prowle
      Pages 289-308
    3. Sagar U. Nigwekar, Sushrut S. Waikar
      Pages 309-315
    4. Lynn Redahan, Patrick T. Murray
      Pages 317-332
    5. Alian A. Al-balas, Keith M. Wille, Ashita J. Tolwani
      Pages 333-342
    6. Jeremy R. DeGrado, James F. Gilmore, Benjamin Hohlfelder, Craig A. Stevens, Steven Gabardi
      Pages 343-361
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 363-373

About this book


This comprehensive guide covers the causes, characteristics, and presentations of acute kidney injury (AKI), as well as prevention and treatment. The first part of the book features chapters on the epidemiology and diagnosis of AKI. This is followed by sections on pathophysiology, clinical syndromes and patient management. Authored by leading clinicians, epidemiologists, basic scientists, and clinical trialists, this book captures the latest evidence and best practices for treating patients with AKI.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sushrut S. Waikar
    • 1
  • Patrick T. Murray
    • 2
  • Ajay K. Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Renal DivisionBrigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.University College DublinDublinIreland
  3. 3.Renal DivisionBrigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-8626-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-8628-6
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