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In the light of recent advances in understanding of liver function and malfunction, the editor has attempted to bring together a variety of scholarly reviews in a two-part monograph to serve as a "landmark" reference source citing progress made and indicating some new frontiers. The 11 topic reviews in Part B catalogue much information but the text suffers from lack of cohesiveness, being highly selective in subject and falling short of a comprehensive overview of the function and malfunction of the liver. Most of the chapters are presented dryly with practically no illustration, which makes reading a chore. The small
The Liver: Normal and Abnormal Functions. Part B.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:589. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-4-589_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(4):589.
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