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Author Twardowski, Zbylut J.

Title Around the world with nephrology : an autobiography / Zbylut J. Twardowski
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, 2012
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Contents Foreword; Contents; Chapter 1 Childhood; Chapter 2 Medical School and the Beginning of My Career in Kraków; Chapter 3 Professional Progress in Bytom; Chapter 4 Fellowship in America; Chapter 5 Return to Poland: The Lublin Years; Chapter 6 Return to Columbia: Migrating to the U.S.; Chapter 7 Cooperation with Fellows, Laboratory Visitors, Nurses and Technicians; Fellows; Laboratory Visitors; Nurses and Technicians; Chapter 8 Major Research in the 1980s; Insulin Binding to Peritoneal Dialysis Bags; Serositis in Renal Failure; Polymers as Osmotic Agents in Peritoneal Dialysis
1996 -- Trip with my brother, Lesław, through the American Midwest1997-1999 -- Retirement and apartment in Kraków; 2000 -- Great Britain and Ireland; 2001 -- Jurata, Gdańsk and Malbork; Father John Long in Kraków; 2002 -- Jurata, Slovakia and New York; 2003 -- Scandinavia, St. Petersburg and Estonia; 2004 -- Father Edvin Cole's Kraków visit and our Portugal tour; 2005 -- New England tour, Adam in Kraków, and our trip to Bismarck for Thanksgiving; 2006 -- Adam and Ania in Kraków, Zamość, Puławy; 2007 -- Crete, Peru tour
2008 -- Adam and his friends in Kraków, touring London, our golden wedding anniversary, and a pilgrimage to Turkey
Healed exits [Pu 237, Pu 238]Care and treatment recommendations; Exit site healing [Pu 239]; Chapter 12 Teaching and Consulting; Annual Dialysis Conference; Presentations on Dialysis Related Topics all over the World -- Many Combined with Visiting Places of Interest; 1981-1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000; 2001; 2002; 2003; 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; Chapter 13 Vacations and Travel Unrelated to Business; 1989 -- Kuźnica; 1992 -- Keystone; 1993-1994 -- Branson; 1995 -- Canada and Alaska tour and cruise
High Volume Exchange Peritoneal DialysisIntra-abdominal Pressure During Natural Activities in Patients with Intraperitoneal Fluid; Peritoneal Equilibration Test; Nightly Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis; Tidal Peritoneal Dialysis; Chapter 9 Patients Who Inspired or Contributed to Progress; Alicja Balicka -- Intrapericardial Corticosteroids for Uremic Pericarditis; Maria Zieleniec-Madejska -- Constant Site (Buttonhole) Method of Needle Insertion; Mitzi Rosen -- Nightly Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis and Using Intraperitoneal Contrast to Diagnose Leak Sites; Joe Brodhacker -- Swan Neck Catheter
Hugh Blattner -- Daytime Ambulatory Peritoneal DialysisLucille Shirley -- Daily Dialysis on a Personal Hemodialysis System; Chapter 10 Patents in Columbia; Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters; Swan Neck catheter; Swan Neck presternal catheter; Intravenous Catheters; Multiple lumen catheter for hemodialysis; Clot resistant multiple lumen catheter; Interference; Patient tailored catheter; Home Hemodialysis Machine; Chapter 11 Major Research in the 1990s; Constant Site (Buttonhole) Method of Needle Insertion into Arteriovenous Fistula; Catheter Tunnel Morphology; Exit Site Study
Summary This is the story of a boy raised up in a village in Poland during World War II, with his father deported to concentration camps throughout the war. Some years after he graduated from medical school, he serendipitously entered the then developing field of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Twardowski, Zbylut J.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal Narrative.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814390033 (electronic bk.)
9814390038 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)