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Practical Management of Disorders of Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract.

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By TWISS JOHN R.. , M.D., F.A.C.P., and OPPENHEIM ELLIOT. , M.D., F.A.C.P. 653 pages; 15.5 X 24 cm. Lea and Febiger; , Philadelphia: . 1955.. Price, $15.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(5):1149-1150. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-43-5-1149_2
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This is a book which was written to be a practical guide. The authors are clinicians—the physicians and surgeons of the Medical and Surgical Biliary Tract Clinic of the New York University Hospital, which was founded in 1929. Fundamentally this book represents the important accumulated information in this Clinic over a span of 26 years.

The emphasis of the book has been on diagnostic procedures and methods of management in an effort to obtain specific diagnoses and to utilize the indicated forms of therapy. As a rule, medical therapy in these disorders has been discussed at length. Similarly, surgical principles


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