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The tangled web of disordered metabolism known too simply as "uremia" still defies analysis. Since the time of Richard Bright, the syndrome has been constantly an object of clinical and chemical dissection but even now some of the most trying lesions of "uremia," for example, bleeding and twitching, are still mostly mystery. It is likely, though, that with the present resurgence of interest in uremia, due in large part to the development of hemodialysis (to which the senior author, Dr. Schreiner, has been a conspicuous and important contributor), the web will be noticeably less tangled ten years from now. To
Uremia: Biochemistry, Pathogenesis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;57:506. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-3-506_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(3):506.
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