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The Pathophysiology of Edematous Diseases

Below is a PowerPoint presentation that I will give to the South Plains Kidney Foundation Medical Symposium this coming Friday, May 3. PowerPoint Edema

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Nephritic Edema

Yesterday I mentioned Ludwig Eichna. One of his great contributions to medical pathophysiology was the delineation between congestive heart failure and a congestive state. He built on the ideas of John Peters at Yale. Peters observed that while all measurable fluid compartments in patients with CHF were expanded their kidneys acted as if volume were…

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