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History of Renal Biopsy

Fred Silva, MD renal pathologist at arkana laboratories
By Dr. Fred Silva

Apr 27, 2017

Find out how a mistake brought us the practice of renal biopsies in this episode of Throwback Thursday with Dr. Fred Silva.


1.  Vivette D’Agati and M. Mengel. Am. J. Kidney Disease June 2013: 61 (6): 1016-1025. The rise of renal pathology in nephrology: structure illuminates function.

2. Jan J. Weening and J. Charles Jennette: Virchows Archiv 2012 Jul 461 (1): 3-11. Historical milestones in renal pathology.


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