This text covers all of the essential points of renal physiology in a concise presentation and provides an essential tool for introducing concepts or reviewing basic information. Extensive use of tables, diagrams, and illustrations aids comprehension. The focus on core concepts, end-of-chapter summaries, and the clinical content and emphasis make this an excellent learning tool. Includes relevant content on the kidney with regards to the new genetic and molecular information available. Also features a new exam for self testing.Koeppen, Bruce M. is the author of 'Renal Physiology', published 2000 under ISBN 9780323012423 and ISBN 0323012426.