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April 1939

OCCURRENCE, DISTRIBUTION AND PATHOGENESIS OF SO-CALLED LIVER DEATH AND/OR THE HEPATORENAL SYNDROME

Arch Surg. 1939;38(4):625-691. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1939.01200100028003
Abstract

CONTENTS  IntroductionClinical TypesHyperpyrexia deathHepatorenal syndromeI. Clinical incidence of hepatorenal syndrome and/or lesions as related to specific illnesses or groups of illnesses and to abnormal physiologic states, conditions, etc.Incidence in relation to disease or injury of the liver and the biliary tract1. Disease of the biliary tract and liver, without jaundice.2. Similar disease with pancreatic factor3. Obstructive jaundice4. Obstruction due to malignant growth5. Trauma without jaundice6. Trauma with jaundiceIncidence in relation to operation for other conditionsIncidence in relation to conditions originating outside the liver or biliary tract 1. Toxic effects of drugs and chemicalsA. Anesthetic drugs, heavy metals, etc.B. Cinchophen groupC. GermaninD. Peptone, histamine and albumoseE. ArsenicalsF. Sulfanilamide2. Toxemia of pregnancy3. Thyrotoxicosis4. Burns5. Intestinal obstruction6. Sudden release of obstructionII. Clinical incidence of the hepatorenal syndrome and/or

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