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December 23, 1933

A prova da fenolsulfoneftaleina e as relaçōes ureicas (coefficientes ureosecretórios) na clínica geral.

JAMA. 1933;101(26):2072. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740510064034

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Abstract

This book is devoted to the analysis of the accumulated experience of eighteen years in the second surgical clinic of the University of Lisbon (service of Professor Cabeça) in determining the functional capacity of the kidney in health and disease by means of phenolsulphonphthalein and by the various coefficients of urea secretion. The study embraces hundreds of cases and the analysis attempts to establish the relative merits of the various procedures and tests employed. After outlining the development of the field of tests of renal function historically, the author gives the technic for utilizing the phenolsulphonphthalein test. This consists of determining the amount excreted in the urine following its intravenous administration at thirty-five minutes and at sixty-five minutes. He emphasizes the fact that the amount excreted in the first period is often a better index of the renal functional capacity than the total excreted for sixty-five minutes, which, however, he

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