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A new monograph on heparin should find a wide and receptive audience; notable advances have been made in the 17 years since publication of the standard reference for earlier years by the Swedish biochemist Jorpes.
Although the new volume, like its well-known predecessor, attempts broad coverage of of the chemistry, physiology, and clinical use of heparin, the quality of the separate sections is uneven, perhaps a reflection of the special interests of the author, whose contributions over the past decade have dealt principally with the lipemia-clearing effect of heparin and the possible relationship of this phenomenon to the pathogenesis of
Heparin. Metabolism, Physiology, and Clinical Application.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:419–420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-3-419_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(3):419-420.
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