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For years, pressure transducers and strain gauges have been used to measure the pressure within the urinary tract; such measurements are primarily what this little book is all about. Fully one fourth of its pages contain examples of pressure tracings, with the text being no more than what might amount to a long review article.
After a short description of the method and an excellent discussion of urinary tract function, as defined by this method, examples of its application in various disease states are given. The best of these sections concerns pressure measurement in patients with hydronephrosis and ureteropelvic junction
Behaviour of the Human Ureter in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;79:148. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-1-148_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(1):148.
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