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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136

Renal evolution: Crossword

The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada

Date of Web Publication28-Jun-2011

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.82144

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3. German chemist who synthesized urea

4. Initiated home hemodialysis in London in 1964

7. The master of suspense, a film director died of renal failure in 1980

9. The first documented case of polycystic kidney disease was of this Polish king (1533-1588)

10. Described Human Leucocyte Antigen in mice in 1936

12. Isolated human erythropoietin gene

14. Invented dialysis in 1861 at Glasgow

15. This anatomist recognized urine-producing function of the kidney

18. First described Renin in 1898

19. Described proteinuria in 1694

22. Discoverer of heparin

23. Described technique for arteriovenous fistula

24. Gave the term "glomerulonephritis"

26. Nephrologist from Boston involved in care of the first renal transplant

27. Did the first human peritoneal dialysis in 1923

28. This gentleman from Seattle known for arteriovenous shunt


1. Described concentration defect in renal failure

2. First successful renal biopsies from Denmark

5. Latvian physician used peritoneal membranes from calves, used by Chinese goldsmiths to prepare dialyzer

6. This German performed the first successful human dialysis

7. In 1801, first described a disease with abdominal pain, hematuria, hematochezia and purpura of legs

8. Definition of renal clearance in 1928 in Boston

11. Described macula densa in 1929

13. Discovered HLA in 1967 in Paris

16. Showed relation between blood pressure and glomerular filtration

17. This German observed metabolic transport processes occurring through the peritoneum in 1877

20. Dutch physician famous for rotating-drum dialyzer

21. Described glomerulus in 1680

23. First official publication on relation between renal injury and appearance of edema

25. Developed artificial kidney in 1913

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