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The demands placed on the surgical professor by the increasing incidence of massive hepatic injury demonstrate the need for this monograph. The first edition, published 6 years ago, was considered a significant contribution. Major improvements in the second edition include advances in preoperative and postoperative care, as well as the updating of surgical experiences and techniques. Chapters on "Liver Resection" by Dr. F. William Blaisdell and "Repair of Hepatic Venous, Interhepatic Vena Caval, and Portal Venous Injuries" by Dr. G. Tom Shires are contributions by men with tremendous practical experience in this field. The principal orientation of this second edition
Trauma To The Liver. Second Edition.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:529. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-3-529_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(3):529.
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