Chronology of Nephrology - University of Washington & Seattle
Dr. Belding Scribner of the University of Washington developed the Scribner shunt.
Dr. James Haviland helped establish the Seattle Artificial Kidney Center (now Northwest Kidney Centers), the 1st out-of-hospital outpatient dialysis treatment center in the world.
Research by Dr. Henry Tenckhoff and Dr. Fred Boen resulted in peritoneal dialysis being offered by the Northwest Kidney Centers.
Hickman catheter (double lumen silicone rubber Dacron cuffed catheter) developed for ambulatory home PN and chemotherapy.
Northwest Kidney Centers first site for human studies on erythropoietin.
Kidney Research Institute established.