GEORGE GEE JACKSON; K. PETER POIRIER; HANS G. GRIEBLE
The differentiation of pyelonephritis from the causes of Bright's disease, and the concepts of its pathogenesis, course and sequelae, constitute serial advances in our understanding of the nature of urinary tract infections.1-6 These classic works still leave large areas where further knowledge is desirable. Most of the previous data have been derived only from autopsies, and the clinical correlations have been retrospective. The present paper considers some concepts of pyelonephritis derived from the study by means of renal biopsies of patients with urinary tract infections. Preliminary correlative observations have been reported.7, 8 Analysis of autopsy and surgical records, diagnostic criteria
JACKSON GG, POIRIER KP, GRIEBLE HG. CONCEPTS OF PYELONEPHRITIS: EXPERIENCE WITH RENAL BIOPSIES AND LONG-TERM CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:1165–1183. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-6-1165
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(6):1165-1183.
Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Urinary Tract Infection.
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