Renal Failure—Remarks On Its Causes

  • David M. Davis


For at least 150 years urologists have known that obstruction to the outflow of urine from the urinary tract increases its susceptibility to infection with pyogenic microorganisms. As long as the obstruction persists, infection is more difficult to eradicate. Elimination of the obstruction often leads to spontaneous disappearance of the infection..


Urinary Tract Infection Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Chronic Pyelonephritis Urinary Tract Disease Moderate Obstruction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Davis
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  1. 1.Thomas Jefferson University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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