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Dropsy, dialysis, transplant : a short history of failing kidneys / Steven J. Peitzman.

Author/Creator:
Peitzman, Steven J. (Steven Jay), 1945-
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Series:
Johns Hopkins biographies of disease
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 213 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Chronic renal failure -- History.
Nephrology -- History.
Medical subjects:
Kidney Diseases -- history.
Nephrology -- history.
Contents:
Swollen with dropsy
Richard Bright's new disease
Sympathy and flannel
Enter the microscope and the laboratory
Renal shutdown, a needle, and the end of Bright's disease
Inventing chronic dialysis
Coupled to the artificial kidney
The gift of life
Progression and renewal.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-207) and index.
ISBN:
9780801887345 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801887348 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
122499899
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