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Bile acids and the liver with an update on gallstone disease by Falk Symposium (45th 1986 Basel, Switzerland)

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Published by MTP Press in Lancaster, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gallstones -- Congresses,
  • Bile acids -- Metabolism -- Congresses,
  • Liver -- Metabolism -- Congresses,
  • Bile Acids and Salts -- metabolism -- congresses,
  • Cholelithiasis -- congresses,
  • Liver -- physiology -- congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementFalk Symposium 45 ; edited by G. Paumgartner, A. Stiehl, W. Gerok.
ContributionsPaumgartner, G., Stiehl, A. 1941-, Gerok, W. 1926-, Bile Acid Meeting (9th : 1986 : Basel, Switzerland)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC850 .F35 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2387968M
ISBN 100852006756
LC Control Number87017064

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