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"A physician, a biochemist, a surgeon and a pathologist" (the editors) have made an excellent contribution to the literature on hepatobiliary disease. The book's distinctiveness is based on its interdisciplinary approach. The pesentations are uniformly clear, succinct, and readable, often examining sophisticated, controversial issues that prepare the reader to deal with journal and periodical literature for the next decade.
The first section of the book (16 chapters) deals with pathophysiology: Hepatic and biliary structure and function, the basis of disease, and the impact of disease on other organ systems are discussed. The chapters on carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism are
Liver and Biliary Disease. Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management.. Ann Intern Med. 1980;93:517–518. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-3-517_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(3):517-518.
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