Clinical Nephrotoxins

Renal Injury from Drugs and Chemicals

  • M. E. De Broe
  • G. A. Porter
  • W. M. Bennett
  • G. A. Verpooten

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dieter Kleinknecht, George A. Porter
      Pages 3-12
    3. Marc E. De Broe, Françoise Roch-Ramel
      Pages 13-30
    4. Lucette Pelletier, Philippe Druet
      Pages 31-38
    5. Etienne J. Nouwen, Robert J. Walker, George A. Porter
      Pages 39-59
    6. Walter Pfaller, Christian C. Willinger, Samuel Heyman, Mayer Brezis, Seymour Rosen, John D. Conger et al.
      Pages 61-99
  3. Specific Drugs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Jean-Paul Fillastre
      Pages 103-104
    3. Gert A. Verpooten, Paul M. Tulkens, William M. Bennett
      Pages 105-120
    4. José F. Bernardo, Ramzi Sabra, Robert A. Branch
      Pages 135-151
    5. Jeffrey S. Berns, Raphael M. Cohen, Michael R. Rudnick
      Pages 175-186
    6. Marc E. De Broe
      Pages 187-187
    7. Monique M. Elseviers, Marc E. De Broe
      Pages 189-201
    8. Andrew Whelton, Alan J. Watson
      Pages 203-216
    9. Marc E. De Broe, Jean-Claude Stolear, Etienne J. Nouwen, Monique M. Elseviers
      Pages 217-222
    10. Paul E. De Jong, Lori L. Woods
      Pages 239-250

About this book

Introduction

GEORGE A. PORTER information is an international commodity whose The field of clinical nephrotoxicity involves toxins of interpretation and application are strongly influenced diverse origin and exposure. A significant contribution by both the cultural and ethnic background of the to this problem arises from registered and non-regis­ observer. The opportunity to share in the rich diversity tered drugs either prescribed or purchased over the of the international scientific community was a fun­ counter. Another major contributor comes from occu­ pational or industrial exposures. Each situation pre­ damental goal of this endeavor. To participate as sents the nephrologist with unique challenges con­ equals leads to mutual respect and peer appreciation. cerning diagnosis, confirrnation, and treatment includ­ The sharing of intellectual resources which such an ing limitation from future exposure. In selecting drugs effort fosters, should facilitate the advancement of for inclusions in this book the editors were guided by sound science. both frequency and current knowledge. For occupa­ Our approach to the field of nephrotoxicity is from tionall environmental exposures similar guidelines the perspective of a book which will be of value to the were applied. As one reviews the world's literature clinician. In this respect we have chosen compounds concerning nephrotoxicity two types of investigation wh ich are of current importance to the nephrologist and his/her patient rather than of historical interest.

Keywords

analgesics antibiotic antibiotics cancer cytokine drug drug abuse interferon kidney mercury pathophysiology pesticide physiology prevention toxicity

Editors and affiliations

  • M. E. De Broe
    • 1
  • G. A. Porter
    • 2
  • W. M. Bennett
    • 3
  • G. A. Verpooten
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Nephrology and HypertensionUniversity of AntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Department of MedicineThe Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Division of NephrologyThe Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-9088-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-9090-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9088-4
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