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Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease within the Geriatric Population in Developing Countries

This book is a timely resource for all dealing with care of the elderly. It is deliberately wide in its scope and is aimed at strengthening medical students, interns, medical post-graduates, general practitioners, physicians and specialists in renal medicine, as they practice the skill, art and science of modern medicine in caring for the elderly.

Despite diversity in culture, ethnicity, food habits, health care provision and socioeconomic status, there is an increasing trend of lifestyle diseases such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, obesity, malignancy and chronic kidney disease worldwide.

The book is focused on those in developing countries (e.g. South Asian countries and Sub-Saharan African countries), but will also be of use to medical professionals everywhere.


Professor Georgi Abraham MD, MRCP, FRCP, a practicing and academic kidney specialist whom has published extensively on kidney disease, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplantation. He is founder trustee of the Tanker Foundation, a charity for kidney disease patients. He has received several prestigious awards including a lifetime achievement award for contribution to peritoneal dialysis (National Kidney Foundation, USA).

Professor Narayan Prasad MD, DM is Head of Nephrology at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India, and has 22 years of experience in clinical nephrology, dialysis and renal transplantation. He is a council member and deputy chair of the International Society of Nephrology’s South-Asia Regional Board and has 264 peer-reviewed publications.

Professor Santosh Varughese MD, DM, FRCP is Head of the Department of Nephrology, Christian Medical College Vellore, India. He is an academic kidney specialist and also has a fellowship in clinical nephrology at the University of Toronto. His interests are transplantation and clinical nephrology. He has authored several papers and book chapters.

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ISBN: 1-5275-2431-0

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-2431-6

Release Date: 4th August 2023

Pages: 405

Price: £81.99

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