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June 15, 1912


JAMA. 1912;LVIII(24):1858-1861. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260060207014

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SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1912 

ANURIA AND THE KIDNEY EPITHELIUM  The correlation between the structure and the function of a tissue or organ is a theme which frequently has not received the attention which it deserves. In the domain of pathology there has too often been a tendency to determine the gross or minute anatomy of a part more for the sake of the morbid "picture" which was presented than in recognition of the light which changed histologic features might throw on the perversions of function involved—on the so-called pathologic physiology of the tissue. There are few organs which present more extensive alterations of activity than the kidneys. The physiologist at once notes the effects of pathologic changes in these organs on the composition

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