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Kolff's credo: new ways of thinking!

Kolff's credo: new ways of thinking!

Artificial Organs 22(11): 934-937

Dr. Willem J. Kolff's imaginative venturesomeness in adopting "new ways of thinking" has served as an encouraging model for this author's research career. In appreciation of his leadership and beginning with the favorable results that attended the initial use of the Brigham-Kolff artificial kidney at a renal center in the Korean war, this presentation summarizes four experiences to illustrate how "new ways of thinking" produced new results and new research, namely, the concept and use of prophylactic daily hemodialysis; the use of a model of acute renal failure in rats to examine mechanisms of pathogenesis and means of prevention; the recognition of patients' uremic illness as an encephalopathy that can be quantified by appropriate measures; and the use of daily peritoneal dialysis and quantified EEGs in rats to explore relationships between dialysis-induced concentrations of potentially toxic solutes, quantified indices of symptomatic uremic encephalopathy, and concurrent, localized metabolic abnormalities in the brain. The results of these "new ways of thinking" suggest that we may ultimately come to understand the clinical uremic illness and its response to dialysis.

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DOI: 10.1046/j.1525-1594.1998.06238.x

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