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History of nephrology 4 : reports from the third congress of the International Association for the History of Nephrology, Taormina, Sicily, November 15-18, 2001

Author: Garabed Eknoyan; International Association for the History of Nephrology. Congress
Publisher: Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2002.
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This volume of 'History of Neurology' concentrates on the history of diseases of the kidney.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Association for the History of Nephrology. Congress (3rd : 2001 : Taormina, Sicily).
History of nephrology 4.
Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2002
(OCoLC)756480116
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garabed Eknoyan; International Association for the History of Nephrology. Congress
ISBN: 380557424X 9783805574242
OCLC Number: 50739978
Notes: "Reprint of American journal of nephrology, ISSN 0250-8095, vol. 22,No. 2-3, 2002"--Title page verso.
Description: v, 313 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction - On the Continued Reconstruction of the History of Nephrology, G. Eknoyan, N.G. De Santo, S. Shasha, G. Bellinghieri, V. Savica, S.G. Massry; Obituary. Origins of Nephrology - Magic, Myth and Science: Hippocrates, Galen and the Jews - Renal Medicine in the Talmud, M.J. Geller; The Role of the Kidney as a Religious, Cultural and Sexual Symbol, A. Diamandopoulos, P. Goudas; Herbal Diuretics Revisited - From "Wise Women" to William Withering, E. Kinne-Saffran, R.K.H. Kinne; The History of Nephrology in the Talmudic Corpus, E. Dvorjetski. Origins of Nephrology - Antiquity: Pseudo-Galen's "De Urinis" - A Multifactorial Technique of Diagnosis and a Cultural Interpretation of Colour, A. Touwaide; Renal and Glomerular Circulation according to Oribasius (4th Century), A.C. Eftychiadis; Ancient Greek and Byzantine Writers on Veterinary Renal Problems, A. Diamandopoulos, A. Skarpelos; Renal Terminology from the Corpus Hippocraticum, E. Poulakou-Rebelakou, S.G. Marketos. Origins of Nephrology - Middle Ages, Renaissance, Byzantium: The Medieval Kidney, J. Ziegler; Contributions of Monastic Medicine - From Hippocratic School to Salernitan Medical School, L. Iorio, F. Avagliano; The Pre-Vesalian Kidney - Gabriele Zerbi, 1445-1505, N. Gaspare De Santo, C. Bisaccia, R.M. De Santo, A. Touwaide; Use of Natural Substances in the Treatment of Renal Stones and Other Urinary Disorders in the Medieval Levant, E. Lev, E. Dolev. Origins of Nephrology - The Modern Era: Renal Physiology between Two Wars - The Contributions of Dr. Harvey Lester White, M.L. Purkerson, S. Klahr; The Scientific Achievements of R.F. Pitts and V. du Vigneaud, G. Giebisch; Scientific Achievements of John P. Peters, D.W. Seldin; The Hunger Disease of the Warsaw Ghetto, S.G. Massry, M. Smogorzewski; Nephrology in the Low Countries in the 17-18th Century, M.E. de Broe, L. de Broe; Paediatric Nephrology in Europe from the 16th to the 19th Century, F. Sereni; History of the Nephron, A. Mezzogiorno, V. Mezzogiorno, V. Esposito; Ippolito Albertini and Michael Albertus - Disparate Old and Innovative Theories on Dropsy and Edema, M. Timio, E. Capodicasa. History of Diseases of the Kidney: Emergence of the Concept of Acute Renal Failure, G. Eknoyan; Development of the Idea of Chronic Renal Failure, C.R.P George; The Origins and Development of the Concept of a "Nephrotic Syndrome", J.S. Cameron, J. Hicks; The Emergence of the Discipline of Renal Immunopathology, R.J. Glassock; Nephrolithiasis at the Turn of the 18th to 19th Centuries - Biochemical Disturbances, G. Richet; Balkan Nephropathy - A Disorder of Renal Embryogenesis?, V.D. Nenov, D.S. Nenov; The Discovery of Nephrouroameba - Was It Real or Not?, G. Bellinghieri, D. Santoro, A. Mallamace, A. Loli, L. LoGiudice, G. Venniro, V. Savica. History of Dialysis and Transplantation: Gordon Murray - Heparin, Hemodialysis and Hubris, S.K. Fellner, M.L. Purkerson. (Part contents).
Other Titles: History of nephrology four
Responsibility: guest editors, Garabed Eknoyan [and others].

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Reconstructing the history of nephrology is not an easy task: it requires a great deal of effort and interest on the part of the researcher, who has to explore information on diseases of the kidney  Read more...

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