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The editors state in the preface to this volume that it is limited to a discussion of recent advances in our understanding of small-bowel disorders. It is a collection of 16 articles by authorities in each area. Chapters 1 to 4 deal with electron microscopy, histochemistry, and the biochemistry of the small intestinal cell. Active transport, cell metabolism, and absorption are treated in little detail. Winawer and Lipkin give a lucid discussion of the current experimental methods for the investigation of cell replication. Chapters 1 to 4 are of interest to the investigator but of lesser value to the clinician.
Modern Trends in Gastro-Enterology—4.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:1057. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-6-1057_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(6):1057.
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