October 29, 1932

L'épreuve de la phénol-sulfone-phtaléine [P.S.P.] en chirurgie urinaire.

JAMA. 1932;99(18):1537. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740700077049

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This book is essentially a summation of the experiences of Marion and his pupils with the phenolsulphonphthalein test in genito-urinary surgery. The subject is considered in two parts: In the first part the experimental basis, technic, and factors influencing the elimination of the dye are considered, and in the second part the clinical application of the test is reviewed. Special emphasis is placed on the necessity of following the technic of the test carefully and regularly to insure comparable and accurate results. Blanc affirms his stand for the use of the dye intravenously. Although he does not advise its use to the exclusion of all other tests of renal function in genito-urinary surgery, it has been his experience that, in the hands of one who understands the technic, which is simple, the test is not only sensitive and reliable but valuable as well. From the standpoint of its reliability and

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