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A multidisciplinary conference on the problem of pyelonephritis, mainly attended by German physicians, was conducted in October 1965 in a pattern similar to the International Congresses held in this country in 1959 and 1964. Most presentations of the 50 authors of the book reflect the thoughts prevalent in the preceding congresses. The progress in diagnostic procedures, particularly the significance of bacteriuria and radioisotope nephrograms, was given much space. Well-organized discussions reveal constructive criticism towards overevaluation of the importance of these findings. One of the contributors, in fact, arrived at the conclusion that the prevalence of chronic, progressive pyelonephritis, after childhood
Die Pyelonephritis.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:458. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-2-458_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(2):458.
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