JOHN W. NORCROSS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOSEPH D. FELDMAN, M.D.; ROBERT F. BRADLEY JR., M.D.; ROBERT M. WHITE, M.D.
In recent years some attempt has been made to correlate liver function tests with the histologic changes seen in liver biopsies, most of which have been obtained by the aspiration method.
Sherlock1 in 1946 compared degrees of liver cell damage with various liver function test abnormalities and noted few significant correlations. Franklin et al.2 in 1948 reported some association of diffuse liver cell damage and abnormal function tests. In a later work, Popper et al.3 showed a further quantitative correlation between the severity of damage and the degree of function test abnormality. Kinsell et al.4 in a small series of
NORCROSS JW, FELDMAN JD, BRADLEY RF, WHITE RM. LIVER FUNCTION: AN ATTEMPT TO CORRELATE STRUCTURAL CHANGE WITH FUNCTIONAL ABNORMALITY(LIVER FUNCTION: AN ATTEMPT TO CORRELATE STRUCTURAL CHANGE WITH FUNCTIONAL ABNORMALITY*). Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:1110–1116. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-5-1110
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