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This brief, concise review of the malabsorption syndromes was written primarily for the practicing physician. Eight chapters deal with the anatomy and physiology of absorption; digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, protein and fat; absorption of water, minerals and vitamins; detection of malabsorption; postsurgical malabsorption (esophagus and stomach); malabsorption in diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract; postoperative malabsorption (small intestine); and malabsorption in intrinsic small bowel disease.
The three chapters on anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry are rather brief and somewhat superficial but adequately introduce the reader who is not up-to-date on the present concepts of absorption. The bibliography is limited
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Malabsorption Syndromes.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:660–661. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-3-660_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(3):660-661.
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