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A German monograph on renal tubular transport functions and their clinical disorders. The first five chapters discuss renal tubular handling of glucose, amino acids, phosphate, and acid and bicarbonate, and concentrating function. The last 14 chapters review pathophysiological, genetic, and clinical aspects of renal glucosuria, cystinuria, glycinuria, Hartnup disease, the Rowley-Rosenberg syndrome (growth retardation, renal amino aciduria, and cor pulmonale), phosphate diabetes, renal tubular acidosis, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, familial glucoglycinuria, Lowe's oculocerebrorenal syndrome, the complete and incomplete proximal tubular syndromes (Fanconi types), and others.
A comprehensive account but not usually as detailed as comparable chapters in The Metabolic Basis of
Primare Tubulopathien. Storungen des zellularen Transportes.. Ann Intern Med. ;71:234. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-1-234_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(1):234.
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