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Neonatology Questions and Controversies: Renal, Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, 4th Edition

ISBN: 9780323878777
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Dr. Richard Polin’s Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the toughest challenges facing physicians and care providers in clinical practice, offering trustworthy guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in the field. In each volume, renowned experts address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today’s practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide optimal, evidence-based care to every patient.
Key Features

The thoroughly updated, full-color, 4th Edition of Renal, Fluid, and Electrolyte Disorders:

  • Provides a clear management strategy for common and rare neonatal renal, fluid, and electrolyte disorders, offering guidance based on the most up-to-date understanding of underlying pathophysiology.
  • Places emphasis on controversial areas that can entail different approaches.
  • Features the most current clinical information throughout, with many chapters written by new authors who offer a fresh perspective on key topics.
  • Includes numerous new chapters, including assessment of neonatal kidney function, pulmonary hypoplasia in the fetus with oligohydramnios, genetic causes of congenital renal malformations, effect of preterm birth on renal outcomes, dialysis and kidney transplantation, renal tubular acidosis, and more.
  • Highlights gaps in knowledge that should serve as a strong stimulus for future research.
  • Utilizes a consistent chapter organization to help you find information quickly and easily, and contains numerous charts, graphs, radiographic images, and photographs throughout.
  • Offers the most authoritative advice available from world-class neonatologists who share their knowledge of new trends and developments in neonatal care.
  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.


Purchase each volume individually, or get the entire 7-volume Neonatology Questions and Controversies set, which includes online access that allows you to search across all titles!

  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Neonatal Hemodynamics
  • Infectious Disease, Immunology, and Pharmacology
  • Renal, Fluid, and Electrolyte Disorders
  • Neurology
  • The Newborn Lung
Author Information
Edited by John Lorenz, MD, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical College, New York, New York; Michel G. Baum, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Charles E. and Sara M. Seay Chair in Pediatric Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas and Kathleen G. Brennan, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology Associate Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship


Section 1: Foreword

1. Water Flux and Amniotic Fluid Volume: Understanding Fetal Water Flow

2. Body Composition of Fetus and Newborn

3. Potassium Metabolism

Section B:

4. Renal Aspects of Sodium Metabolism in the Fetus and Neonate

5. Perinatal Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism

6. Acid–Base Homeostasis in the Fetus

Section C

7. Glomerular Filtration Rate in Neonates

Section D:

8. Renal Development and Molecular Pathogenesis of Renal Dysplasia

9. The Developing Kidney and the Fetal Origins of Adult Cardiovascular Disease

10. Fluid and Electrolyte Management of High Risk Infants

11. Renal Modulation: The Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System

12. Renal Modulation: Arginine Vasopressin and Atrial Natriuretic Peptide

13. Acute Problems of prematurity: Balancing Fluid Volume and Electrolyte Replacements in Very Low Birth Weight and Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates

14. Lung Fluid Balance in Developing Lungs and Its Role in Neonatal Transition

15. Use of Diuretics in the Newborn

16. Neonatal Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management

17. Edema

18. Kidney Injury in the Neonate

19. Hereditary Tubulopathies

20. Inherited Disorders of Calcium, Phosphate and Magnesium