J. RUSSELL TWISS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; R. FRANKLIN CARTER, M.D.; SEYMOUR GOLDENBERG, M.D.
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The purpose of this report is to aid in the understanding and management of the cardiac patient with a disorder of the biliary tract. Individuals in this important group may be a joint problem for both internist and surgeon; those coming to operation often present an additional problem in anesthesiology. In an effort to facilitate the care of these patients, we are presenting (a) a discussion of the underlying physiologic disturbances; (b) the results of operation in eight selected cases, and (c) a brief discussion of basic principles of medical, surgical and anesthetic management.
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TWISS JR, CARTER RF, GOLDENBERG S. THE MANAGEMENT OF BILIARY TRACT DISORDERS IN PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:484–497. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-3-484
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(3):484-497.
Biliary Disorders, Cardiology, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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