Clearance studies were performed on 49 split-bladder dogs with a unilateral pyelonephritic or remnant kidney and three patients with unilateral kidney disease to examine the effects of an acute saline load on the diseased kidney (DK) as opposed to a simultaneously studied, contralateral control kidney (CK), which also served to maintain a nonuremic environment.
Frank D. Gutmann, Richard E. Rieselbach
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