Providing in-depth information on several aspects of chronic renal failure in childhood, this volumes contains review articles and original research papers which report data from clinical studies. The latest data on growth hormone metabolism and its status in uraemia is presented, published reports on renal functional reserve are examined, and mechanisms by which diet manipulation influences renal failure progression are also analyzed. In addition, the issue presents a practical approach to specific problems commonly found in the management of children with renal failure. Topics such as hypertension, anaemia, renal osteodystrophy, peritoneal dialysis in infants and the management and follow-up of children with transplantations are examined from a clinical and practical point of view.
Publisher: S Karger AG
Number of pages: 68
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
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