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Until recently, the physiological physician with an interest in kidney disease and his counterpart as pathologist paid little attention to each other's point of view. The pathologist looked about in the flatland of stained sections; the clinical physiologist was concerned, likewise, with matters of 2 dimensions, data of mass and time, reflected in excretory rates, data which might be pushed to degrees of greater complexity. One consequence of this mutual myopia was a glaring lack of really good textbooks on kidney disease. De Wardener was the first author to produce in English a text, The Kidney, based on the work
Renal Disease.Encyclopedia of Urology, L'Insuffisance Rénale.. Ann Intern Med. ;58:384–385. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-2-384
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(2):384-385.
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