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June 12, 1937

Hígado, vías biliares y páncreas

JAMA. 1937;108(24):2069. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780240061036

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Royer's book contains nineteen chapters in which the symptomatology of liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases and the several methods of examination of these structures are described. Certain methods and maneuvers for palpation in liver and biliary diseases are shown by illustrations. The diagnostic value of the methods of palpation to which the author refers is discussed. The aspect of the abdomen in certain conditions of the pancreas is shown by illustrations. The diagnostic significance of several roentgenograms of the liver, the biliary tract and the pancreas, which were taken in several aspects by the indirect and direct methods of visualization of the structures and which are shown in the book, is discussed in detail. Modern technics for roentgen examination of the biliary tract are given in detail and the diagnostic value of the technics is discussed. Functional tests for the liver, tests for biliary and hepatic secretions and functional tests

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