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This book completes the three part volume devoted to the digestive system in the Ciba Collection of Medical Illustrations. The mesenteric small bowel, colon, rectum, and abdominal wall are presented with respect to embryology, gross anatomy and pathology, normal and pathologic physiology, and some of the clinical manifestations. Two hundred full-color illustrations by Dr. Frank H. Netter are beautifully reproduced and are supplemented with short texts prepared by twenty collaborators and edited by Dr. Ernst Oppenheimer.
Dr. Netter's illustrations deal mostly with normal and pathologic anatomy. Such complicated subjects as the developmental anatomy and malformations of the gut, hernias, rectal
Lower Digestive Tract.. Ann Intern Med. ;57:327–328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-2-327_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(2_Part_1):327-328.
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