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The painstaking, three-dimensional reconstructions from serial sections of the liver by Hans Elias some 3 decades ago firmly established the basic architecture of the organ. However, reconstruction is one thing and direct observation of the tissue in its three-dimensional state is another. This atlas of scanning electron micrographs of the liver, with 67 full-page plates, brings together in one large-format volume the major features of liver architecture with the depth and detail that are unique to this technique.
The eight chapters illustrate the liver surface, lobule, the liver cell, the biliary system, the vascular system, the space of Disse and
The Liver. An Atlas of Scanning Electron Microscopy.. Ann Intern Med. ;91:513. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-3-513_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(3):513.
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