John D. Battenberg

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Immunostimulation with agents such as Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) may represent an adjunctive treatment modality in patients with cancer of the bladder. To investigate the effects of direct inoculation, BCG was injected into the bladder of sensitized (PPD) and nonsensitized dogs. A marked and predictable inflammatory reaction was seen in all of the(More)
A new renal perfusate of modified intracellular electrolyte composition made hyperosmolar with mannitol and requiring no additional additives was successfully used to preserve canine kidneys “ex-vivo” for 48 hours by initial perfusion and hypothermic storage. The new perfusate was also successful in protecting totally ischemic canine kidneys from the lethal(More)
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