The WikiDoc Living Textbook of Kidney and Urologic Diseases

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Editor-In-Chief Nephrology: Ali Poyan Mehr, M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Olufunmilola Olubukola M.D.[2]


Click Here For A Complete Listing Of All Chapters In The Living Textbook Of Kidney And Urologic Disease In Alphabetical Order

KIDNEY EMBRYOLOGY

Pronephros | Mesonephros | Metanephros | Ureteric bud | Nephron | Collecting system | Vasculature

KIDNEY ANATOMY

A. Nephron

i) Glomerulus: Podocytes | Endothelial cells | Mesangial cells | Glomerular basement membrane | Bowman capsule

ii) Juxtaglomerular Apparatus: Juxtaglomerular granular cells | Extraglomerular mesangium | Macula densa

iii) Proximal Tubule: Pars convoluta | Pars recta

iv) Loop of Henle: Descending loop | Thick Ascending Limb | Thin Ascending Limb

v) Distal Convoluted Tubule

vi) Connecting Tubule

B. Collecting Ducts

Cortical Collecting Duct | Outer Medullary Collecting Duct | Inner Medullary Collecting Duct

C. Interstitium

Medullary Interstitium | Cortical Interstitium

D. Lymphatics

E. Vasculature

F. Innervation

RENAL PHYSIOLOGY

A. Renal Blood Flow

B. Glomerular Ultrafiltration: Determinants of Glomerular Ultrafiltration | Regulation of Glomerular Ultrafiltration

C. Blood Pressure Regulation

D. Markers of Glomerular Function: Renal Clearance | Inulin clearance | Creatinine clearance | Cockroft-Gault Formula | Urea | Cystatin C | Other biomarkers

E. Markers of tubular function and Damage: LDH | Kim-1

KIDNEY PATHOLOGY

PROCEDURES

Anatomy and Physiology

Embryology

Disease States

Congenital Disease States

Pharmacotherapy

Surgery


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