Chapter 31. Renal Disease

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. Linda Fonseca MD1,
  2. Larry C. Gilstrap III MD1 and
  3. Susan Ramin MD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch31

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Fonseca, L., Gilstrap, L. C. and Ramin, S. (2005) Renal Disease, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 4

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 5

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, 6431 Fannin Street, Room 3.262, Houston, TX 77030, USA

  2. 2

    University of Texas at Houston, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6431 Fannin, Suite 3604, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • renal disease;
  • maternal adverse effects - pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, and placental abruption;
  • glomerular filtration rate (GFR);
  • renal plasma flow (RPF);
  • predisposing risk factors - serum creatinine elevation and hypertension;
  • biophysical profile testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prepregnancy Counseling

  • Management Guidelines for Pregnancy

  • Course of Pregnancy and Clinical Decisions

  • Suggested Reading