W. BERNARD YEGGE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The functions of the liver have been shown by Mann1 and his co-workers to vary more or less independently of one another, and disturbances or cessation of one function may be coincident with normality in the other. Therefore, it is necessary to have an understanding of the various functions of the liver before a clear conception of the different tests for liver function can be discussed.
In order fully to understand the various functions of the liver certain anatomical, physiological and chemical aspects of this organ must be considered.
It is a well known fact2 that the liver has great
YEGGE WB. A CRITICAL REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF TESTS FOR LIVER FUNCTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1935;8:907–919. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-8-907
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