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The contents includes discussions by J. R. Pappenheimer on the passage of substances across capillary walls; by F. P. Chinard on the mechanisms of formation of glomerular fluid, by F. R. Winton on intrarenal pressure and renal blood flow; by E. E. Selkurt on physical factors in relation to electrolyte and water excretion; by J. P. Merrill on the use of the artificial kidney; by R. W. Berliner on tubular secretion of potassium and acid, and by J. V. Taggart on enzymatic processes in tubular secretory transport.
There is a large amount of specialized data along with interesting discussion. This material is intended for investigators in the field of renal function and will serve this purpose well.
Renal Function: Transactions of the Third Conference October 18-19, 1951.. AMA Arch Intern Med. 1953;91(3):416. doi:10.1001/archinte.1953.00240150135018