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Doctor Doyle presents here a detailed summary of the dialyzing principle, its historical development (with emphasis on human studies), and the common methods of hemodialysis now used (design of instruments, techniques of application, effectiveness, problems, and the relative merits of the various instruments). The central focus of the monograph is on the use of hemodialysis in acute and chronic renal insufficiency. Doctor Doyle's historical survey of hemodialysis reveals the interplay of clinical results with changes in techniques.
A summary of the published data and Dr. Doyle's personal experience conforms with the conclusion that recovery from acute renal insufficiency is quite
Extracorporeal Hemodialysis Therapy in Blood Chemistry Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. 1962;57:865–866. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-57-5-865_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(5):865-866.
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