MARSHALL J. ORLOFF, M.D.; NICHOLAS A. HALASZ, M.D.; CHARLES LIPMAN, M.D.; ARTHUR D. SCHWABE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JAMES C. THOMPSON, M.D.; WILLIAM A. WEIDNER, M.D.
Dr. Marshall J. Orloff: This conference will review the natural history of cirrhosis of the liver and the treatment of the disease and its complications. A case to be presented by Dr. Lipman illustrates some of the problems we will consider.
DR. CHARLES LIPMAN: Case 1 is that of a 43-year-old Caucasian bartender who was admitted to the Medical Service at Harbor General Hospital for the first time in mid-September 1964 with swelling of the abdomen and lower extremities of 3 months' duration. The patient gave a history of regular ingestion of large amounts of alcohol for 20 years and
ORLOFF MJ, HALASZ NA, LIPMAN C, et al. The Complications of Cirrhosis of the Liver. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:165–198. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-1-165
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(1):165-198.
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