This book is the third volume of a series begun in 1961. The knowledge and vast experience of the editors assure the inclusion of pertinent and interesting topics with an impressive group of contributors from many countries. This apparently intentional effort to attain wide geographic distribution is appreciated in that it permits a wide selection of topics and permits some increased familiarity with the work of individuals interested in liver disease throughout the world.
The book contains 30 articles, each reviews past material in the process of presenting information which is properly entitled "Progress in Liver Disease." Thus, most articles are relatively complete presentations.
One of the more imaginative papers is composed of 15 metabolic maps. This unique collection alone makes it worthwhile to own the book. Another paper is an atlas of the individual morphologic features of acute viral hepatitis. The pictures, although black and white, are clear