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Renal complications are part and parcel of the natural history of paraplegia and commonly lead to death by various combinations of infection, calculi, amyloidosis, hypertension, and renal failure. The authors analyze these and related factors in minute detail using data from 220 autopsies performed at the National Spinal Injuries Center, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, England. The material is unified by extensive use of classifications, case histories, tables, and black-and-white photographs of autopsy specimens.
The basic orientation is pathological. If one is interested primarily in the management of renal problems in paraplegia, this book offers little help. If, on the other hand,
Renal Failure in Paraplegia.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:153. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-1-153_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(1):153.
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