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The second edition of Surgery of the Stomach and Duodenum is an extension of the classical first edition. The text maintains its basic format throughout; however, each section and chapter has been updated to include all pertinent data that has been brought forth in the intervening seven years. A number of new contributing authors have been added, bringing the total list to 77; each is an outstanding authority in the area he has been called upon to discuss. The organizational feat of obtaining so august a group to contribute to one text is in itself a noteworthy achievement.
I have read this book with a critical view and can only praise it. All areas are covered completely: anatomy, physiology, pathology, roentgen diagnosis, surgical and medical treatment, complications of each, special problems related to pediatric patients, hemorrhage in the aged, perforation, obstruction, operative techniques, and all others.
The authors have skillfully
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