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June 1964

The Pathophysiology of Peptic Ulcer.

Arch Intern Med. 1964;113(6):905-906. doi:10.1001/archinte.1964.00280120105031

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You must know about this book! The Second World Congress of Gastroenterology (Munich, 1962) held a major symposium on the pathology and physiology of peptic ulcer under the guidance of Professor Skoryna. This symposium is now published as a series of 36 essays. In striking contrast to the limited worth of the published proceedings of the congress (see above) this book is highly useful.

Each essay is a complete review of a limited field of gastric function. All follow a specific from—an introduction to the problem, a demonstration by data and diagrams of the available experiments on the problem (including those of the author), a presentation of related observations and a discussion of the significance, and a consideration of what must next be carried out. A terse summary of the entire chapter and an up-to-date and complete bibliography complete the essay. The essays are about 13 pages in length and

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