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Drs. Pack and Islami have produced an excellent volume covering nearly every pertinent aspect of the present state of knowledge of tumors of the liver. Nineteen well-integrated chapters by 18 contributing authors include the anatomy of the liver and extrahepatic biliary system; several aspects of pathology, epidemiology, and classification of liver tumors; diagnosis; treatment, both curative and palliative; and the end results of surgical therapy. A useful 6-page index, a well-done introductory chapter, and a short but fitting tribute to the late Dr. Pack are also included.
The orientation, as might be anticipated, is primarily surgical, and more than half
Tumors of the Liver.. Ann Intern Med. ;73:670–671. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-4-670_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(4):670-671.
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