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Rapid advancements are being made in hepatology, not only in viral hepatitis but also in hepatic collagen metabolism; immunology; chemical and drug toxicity; biliary function and metabolism; and radiologic, ultrasonographic, and endoscopic procedures. Ten years ago, a single reference text, some clinical textbooks, and a few monographs existed. Hepatology's coming-of-age as a clinical discipline has created the need to review, consolidate, and integrate information for broader clinical use. Thus, we have the increasing number of new texts.
Beker, stimulated by the earlier work of the International Association for the Study of Liver Disease, has edited a multiauthored, international review of
Diagnostic Procedures in The Evaluation of Hepatic Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:329–330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-2-329_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(2):329-330.
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