ALBERT M. SNELL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Attempts at treatment of parenchymatous disease of the liver other than those types which are entirely self-limited constitute a somewhat discouraging chapter in medical history. Most therapeutic procedures have been used, discarded, and readopted at intervals over a period of many years and all have failed so signally to cure or control such diseases that the present generally pessimistic attitude in regard to therapeusis is well justified. However, within recent years a great deal of valuable experimental work has been done on the pathologic physiology of the liver, indicating the tremendous reserve function of the organ and its capacity
SNELL AM. THE TREATMENT OF LIVER DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:592–608. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-5-592
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(5):592-608.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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