Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney — the most well-known nephrology resource in the world. A diverse team of more than 200 international contributors brings you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. From basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practices, Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney is your go-to resource for any stage of your career.
- Review of the basic science that underpins clinical nephrology, comprehensive selection of the most important bibliographical sources in nephrology, and Board Review-style questions help you prepare for certification or recertification.
- Coverage of kidney health and disease from pre-conception through fetal and infant health, childhood, adulthood, and into old age. Expanded sections and chapter on global perspective and ethical considerations.
- Uniform terminology and nomenclature in line with emerging consensus in world kidney community.
- More than 700 full-color high-quality photographs as well as carefully chosen figures, algorithms, and tables to illustrate essential concepts, nuances of clinical presentation and technique, and decision making provide a visual grasp and better understanding of critical information.
New to this Edition
- Internationally diverse, trusted guidance and perspectives from a team of well-respected global contributors. An editorial team headed by Dr. Skorecki and handpicked by Dr. Brenner ensures the ongoing adherence to previous standards of excellence. All chapters have been extensively updated or entirely rewritten by authorities in their respective fields.
- The latest clinical information including recent clinical trials, genetic causes of kidney disease, cardiovascular and renal risk prediction in chronic kidney disease, new paradigms in fluid and electrolyte management, and pediatric kidney disease, keep you current with the rapid development of care and research worldwide.
- Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
By Karl Skorecki, MD, FRCP(C), FASN , Annie Chutick Professor in Medicine, Director, Rappaport Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Director of Medical and Research Development, Rambam Health Care Center, Haifa, Israel; Glenn M. Chertow, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; Philip A. Marsden, MD, Professor of Medicine, Elisabeth Hofmann Chair in Translational Research, Oreopoulos-Baxter Division Director of Nephrology; Vice Chair Research, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Maarten W. Taal, MBChB, MMed, MD, FCP(SA), FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham; Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom and Alan S. L. Yu, MD, Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Kidney Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
“Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney is the epitome of references on renal information and learning. The language is easy to understand and follows the accepted nomenclature. The images and overall visual representations are beautiful composed. This update is justified considering the new information and challenges brought to light regarding the kidney. This is the top nephrology reference for medical practitioners.”
-Juan-Carlos Aycinena, MD (University of Kentucky College of Medicine) Doody’s Score: 95 – 4 Stars!
“The new edition of The Kidney, is a tour de force, edited by outstanding nephrologists and authored by internationally renowned experts. Its comprehensiveness for renal specialists beautifully complements Goldman-Cecil Medicine’s overview for non-nephrologists.”
-Lee Goldman, author of Goldman-Cecil Medicine