Obesity and the Kidney
Editor(s): Wolf G. (Jena)
Publication year: 2006
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Contributions to Nephrology , Vol. 151
Editor(s): Ronco C. (Vicenza)
VIII + 260 p., 36 fig., 2 in color, 12 tab., hard cover, 2006
The present volume is the first comprehensive compilation dedicated to this important topic, featuring discussions of pathophysiological as well as clinical aspects written by the leaders in this emerging field of research. It brings together pathophysiological concepts on how obesity influences renal structure and function, reviews the epidemiology of the problem and provides therapeutic suggestions.
This publication is recommended for internists, nephrologists, hypertensiologists, cardiologists, and urologists treating patients with obesity and renal diseases. Furthermore, basic scientists such as renal physiologists, renal pathologists, pharmacologists, biochemists, and epidemiologists who want a comprehensive overview of the topic will also profit from this book.