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Diseases of the Liver, Gall-bladder and Bileducts.

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By Rolleston HumphreySir . , Bart., K.C.B., M.D., Hon.D.Sc., D.C.L., LL.D., Regius Professor of Physics in the University of Cambridge, Emeritus Physician, St. George's Hospital, Sometime President of the Royal College of Physicians of London; and McNee John William. , D.S.O., M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.P., Associate Physician to University College Hospital. Third Edition, 889 pages, 87 illustrations. MacMillan and Company, Lt., London: , 1929.. Price in cloth, $16.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(1):79. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-3-1-79_1
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The first edition of the book appeared in 1905, and the second in 1912. In the last fifteen years the advances of knowledge in the subject, especially in connection with jaundice, the functional tests for hepatic disorder and cholecystography have been so considerable that many changes and additions have been necessary, and these have not been confined to the text, but apply also to the illustrations, of which 54 are new ones. It has also seemed advisable to add summaries of the anatomy and physiology of the liver and biliary tract, to assist in the explanation of changing conceptions of


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