Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Yuri Andropov

  • History of nephrology vignettes

      Hippocrates: “Those whose urine is merely blood-stained have suffered in the veins. When urine is thick, and there are passed with it small pieces of flesh like hair, you must know that these symptoms result from the kidneys and arthritic complaints.” Bubbles appearing on the surface of the urine indicate disease of the kidneys…