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The history and development of the gastroenteropancreatic endocrine axis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21095539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fundamental medical principles, such as hormone action, distant physiologic regulation, and ductless secretion were once mysteries. They now form the basis of basic medical diagnostics and therapeutics. This article discusses and reviews the rich history that served as the foundation of modern medicine, from the early descriptions of tumors, to the discovery of hormones and assays, and how they resulted in the treatments available today.
Authors:
Eric H Liu; Kjell Oberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-4410     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800104     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  697-711     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Vanderbilt University, Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA.
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