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Apparently in print for some time but only recently translated into English, this volume summarizes some of the authors' clinical and experimental experience with pyelonephritis and obstructive urinary tract disease. Drawing on this work, they propose several theories regarding the pathogenesis of atrophic pyelonephritis and hydronephrosis. The translation, although somewhat uneven, is adequate and the book is generously illustrated.
Dealing with certain aspects of renal functional anatomy, the earlier chapters are the most rewarding. Considerable emphasis is placed upon the arrangement of muscle fibers in various segments of the collecting system and corresponding pressure-volume relationships. There is a fairly detailed
Clinical and Theoretical Pictures of Some Renal Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. ;62:186. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-1-186_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(1):186.
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