VIRGIL H. MOON, M.D.
The acquisition of knowledge concerning this renal disorder merits a summary of recent progress. Ten years ago a report1 that shock is accompanied by renal deficiency required a mass of supportive evidence. Today those effects are widely recognized and attention is focused upon pathogenesis and conditions of occurrence. For many years isolated observations have been published on azotemia developing after severe trauma, burns and extensive surgery, and during serious infections and intoxications, but the genesis of this disorder was not apparent. This syndrome is not new; it has been described under different names for more than a century, though its
MOON VH. ACUTE TUBULAR NEPHROSIS, A COMPLICATION OF SHOCK1. Ann Intern Med. ;39:51–60. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-1-51
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(1):51-60.
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