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Acute Renal Disorders and Renal Emergencies

Proceedings of Pediatric Nephrology Seminar X held at Bal Harbour, Florida, January 30 – February 3, 1983

  • José Strauss

Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Bernard S. Kaplan, Paul R. Goodyer, Jack S. C. Fong, Peter D. Thomson
      Pages 3-12
    3. Jack S. C. Fong, Bernard S. Kaplan
      Pages 21-31
    4. Alan B. Gruskin, J. Lawrence Naiman, Martin S. Polinsky, Michael Mellon, H. Jorge Baluarte, Bruce A. Kaiser et al.
      Pages 33-42
    5. Bernard S. Kaplan, Peter D. Thomson
      Pages 69-86
  3. Renal Emergencies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Richard G. Curless
      Pages 111-114
    3. Jorge L. Lockhart, Robert K. Rhamy
      Pages 115-118
    4. Bernard M. Holzman
      Pages 119-130
    5. Gaston Zilleruelo, Michael Freundlich, José Strauss
      Pages 131-142
    6. Alan B. Gruskin, H. Jorge Baluarte, Martin S. Polinsky, Bruce A. Kaiser, Sharon A. Perlman, Bruce Z. Morgenstern
      Pages 143-185
    7. José Strauss
      Pages 187-197
  4. Acute Renal Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Lawrence Schachner, David Taplin, Gwendolyn B. Scott, Michael Morrison
      Pages 201-207
    3. Heinz F. Eichenwald
      Pages 267-275
    4. José Strauss
      Pages 277-282
  5. Acute Renal Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Michael Freundlich, Gaston Zilleruelo, José Strauss
      Pages 297-302
    3. Heinz F. Eichenwald
      Pages 303-310
    4. Alan B. Gruskin, H. Jorge Baluarte, Martin S. Polinsky, Bruce A. Kaiser, Sharon A. Perlman, Bruce Z. Morgenstern
      Pages 311-338
    5. Heinz F. Eichenwald
      Pages 339-353
    6. José Strauss
      Pages 355-368
  6. Workshop

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. José Strauss
      Pages 373-395
    3. H. Jorge Baluarte, Michael B. Grossman, Martin S. Polinsky, Abdelaziz Y. Elzouki, James W. Prebis, Alan B. Gruskin
      Pages 397-407

About this book

Introduction

My thoughts about the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) got started in 1961 along with my attempt to return to Argentina. As I sought my way in Buenos Aires, I visited Carlos Gianantonio whom I had met in Caracas the year before during the Pan American pediatric meetings. At that time he was actively working on HUS which had become an epidemic in Buenos Aires and other parts of Argentina. I was impressed by the team effort and devotion of his group to such heavy demands. They obviously were meeting the challenge at an amazingly high level under a very crippling physical situation with shortages of space, laboratories and equipment. His group together with Dr. Becu, at the time the pathologist at the Children's Hospital of Buenos Aires (we had met through his mother who was instrumental in arranging my return to Buenos Aires), wrote some of the classic papers on HUS. Through the years as Dr. Gianantonio became more involved in general pediatrics, the administrative aspects and its orientation in Latin America, he became known for his deep philosophical questions as to what we are doing and where we are going. His questions have obvious implications regarding an agressive approach to our pediatric nephrology patients.

Keywords

dialysis kidney nephrology

Editors and affiliations

  • José Strauss
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Nephrology, School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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