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General medicine and surgery for dental practitioners. Part 5: liver disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12881742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The liver has a number of important functions. It metabolises drugs and endogenous substances and contributes to their excretion by the body. Plasma proteins are synthesised in the liver which also acts as a storage organ for glycogen and vitamin B12. The liver is also important in the production of clotting factors for normal haemostatic function.
Authors:
M Greenwood; J G Meechan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British dental journal     Volume:  195     ISSN:  0007-0610     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Dent J     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-25     Completed Date:  2003-10-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513219     Medline TA:  Br Dent J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-3     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Dental School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4BW. beryl.leggart@ncl.ac.uk
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia, Dental
Dental Care for Chronically Ill*
Hepatitis, Viral, Human / physiopathology
Humans
Jaundice / physiopathology
Liver Diseases / complications,  physiopathology*
Medical History Taking
Physical Examination

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