Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis

  • William Drukker
  • Frank M. Parsons
  • John F. Maher

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. The Editors
    Pages 1-2
  3. William Drukker
    Pages 3-37
  4. John A. Sargent, Frank A. Gotch
    Pages 38-68
  5. Donald J. Lyman
    Pages 69-79
  6. Nicholas A. Hoenich, Thomas H. Frost, David N. S. Kerr
    Pages 80-124
  7. Jean-Louis Funck-Brentano, Nguyen K. Man
    Pages 125-134
  8. Lee W. Henderson
    Pages 135-154
  9. Christina M. Comty, Fred L. Shapiro
    Pages 155-161
  10. Frank M. Parsons, Alexander M. Davison
    Pages 162-181
  11. Peter R. F. Bell, Kenneth C. Calman
    Pages 182-198
  12. Reginald G. Mason, Hanson Y. K. Chuang, S. Fazal Mohammad, David E. Sharp
    Pages 199-216
  13. Eli A. Friedman
    Pages 232-243
  14. William Drukker, Frank M. Parsons, Arthur Gordon
    Pages 244-258
  15. Stanley Shaldon, Lars-Åke Larsson
    Pages 259-276
  16. Karl D. Nolph
    Pages 277-321
  17. John P. Merrill
    Pages 322-333
  18. Jonas Bergström, Peter Fürst
    Pages 334-368

About this book


BELDING H. SCRIBNER The year was 1942 and Will em Kolff was hard at 60's, we encountered exactly the same kind of work perfecting the device that would not only resistance to the concept of chronic dialysis. But revolutionize the treatment of renal failure, but as has happened over and over again in all of more importantly point the way to the develop­ science, the heresy of one decade becomes the ment of the entire field of extracorporeal devices practice of the next - a phenomenon that the in general and cardiac bypass devices in particular. young heretics among the third generation readers The enormity of the impact that Kolffs con­ of this volume should not forget. tribution was to have on medicine was revealed And so, today Drukker, Parsons and Maher retrospectively to me when I recalled that in that have successfully undertaken the very difficult same year, 1942, I was a second year medical task of bringing together in one volume all the student at Stanford University, taking among diverse elements of dialysis therapy. The size of other things, P. J. Hanzlik's required course in the volume reflects not only the magnitude ofthe pharmacology. I have two memories of that interdisciplinary effort that brought about the course. One was the requirement that we students technical and clinical advances, but also the learn to recognize 64 old time drugs by appear­ many clinical and other ramifications of dialysis ance, smell and taste. For better or worse, almost therapy.



Editors and affiliations

  • William Drukker
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Frank M. Parsons
    • 4
    • 5
  • John F. Maher
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Nephrology and DialysisSt. Lucas HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Renal Research Unit, Wellcome WingThe General Infirmary at LeedsLeedsUK
  5. 5.University of LeedsUK
  6. 6.Division of Nephrology Health CenterUniversity of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-247-2227-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-9327-3
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