Obituary to analgesic nephropathy--an autopsy study.

@article{Mihatsch2006ObituaryTA,
  title={Obituary to analgesic nephropathy--an autopsy study.},
  author={Michael J. Mihatsch and Bettina Khanlari and Felix P. Brunner},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={
          3139-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND To determine whether classic analgesic nephropathy with renal papillary and urothelial capillary sclerosis could still be detected at autopsy in the beginning of the 21st century, the present study which is similar to a previous one performed in 1980 was undertaken as suggested by the Ad Hoc Committee of the International Study Group on Analgesics and Nephropathy. METHODS Consecutive autopsies of 616 adults performed at the Basle Institute of Pathology between November 2000 and… CONTINUE READING

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