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Second Edition. Edited by Nyhus Lloyd M., Condon Robert E.. . 788 pages. J. B. Lippincott Company; , Philadelphia and Toronto: , 1978.. Price, $59.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1979;90(3):486-487. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-90-3-486_8
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Additions and revisions in this edition (the first was published 13 years ago) include an expanded section on hernias of the diaphragm, a discussion of the Shouldice approach and experience, and a complete updating of the chapter on medicolegal aspects. Format of the original book has been retained, with each chapter followed by comments from invited experts and by editorial comments. Well-illustrated with 450 line drawings and photographs; subject index and list of supplementary reading.


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