Tuberculosis is a disease that has been known for many thousands of years, because the remains of ancient skeletons have shown the characteristic changes of tuberculosis. It is a disease that used to carry a high mortality; indeed, very little progress was made until the discovery of the antituberculous drugs, particularly streptomycin in 1943, isoniazid in 1952, and rifampicin in 1966.


Partial Nephrectomy Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Pulmonary Tuberculosis Percutaneous Nephrostomy Augmentation CYSTOPLASTY 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James G. Gow
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  1. 1.“Ingerthorpe”LiverpoolEngland

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