Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Frederack Akbar Mahomen

  • History of nephrology: the middle period

    George Dunea Chicago, Illinois, United States   Domenico Cotugno Coagulable urine Despite centuries of medical progress, the presence of abnormal amounts of albumin in the urine remains to this day the most sensitive and widely used indicator of renal disease. Described by Hippocrates as “bubbles on the surface of the urine” and known to medieval…