MARSHALL J. ORLOFF, M.D.; NICHOLAS A. HALASZ, M.D.; CHARLES LIPMAN, M.D.; ARTHUR D. SCHWABE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JAMES C. THOMPSON, M.D.; WILLIAM A. WEIDNER, M.D.
Dr. Marshall J. Orloff: This conference will review the natural history of cirrhosis of the liver and the treatment of the disease and its complications. A case to be presented by Dr. Lipman illustrates some of the problems we will consider.
DR. CHARLES LIPMAN: Case 1 is that of a 43-year-old Caucasian bartender who was admitted to the Medical Service at Harbor General Hospital for the first time in mid-September 1964 with swelling of the abdomen and lower extremities of 3 months' duration. The patient gave a history of regular ingestion of large amounts of alcohol for 20 years and
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ORLOFF MJ, HALASZ NA, LIPMAN C, SCHWABE AD, THOMPSON JC, WEIDNER WA. The Complications of Cirrhosis of the Liver. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:165–198. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-1-165
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(1):165-198.
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