JAMES HOPPER JR.; ALFRED BOLOMEY; R. WENNESLAND
Progress in the treatment of renal insufficiency has been spectacular in the past few years. We have seen a changing point of view with respect to the healing or alterability of renal lesions. Lesions once thought irreversible have in many instances proved to be highly reversible. While renal function in these instances has not always been completely recovered according to the physiologist's yardstick,2 it has been sufficiently restored to allow a return to normal life—women have been able to undertake pregnancy and men to resume their activities as breadwinners.
Probably the greatest stimulus to the changing point of view has
HOPPER J, BOLOMEY A, WENNESLAND R. CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. PART I: APPRAISAL OF THE PATIENT. PART II: TREATMENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:18–35. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-1-18
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(1):18-35.
Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology.
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