Disorders of the Liver

  • Philip S. Guzelian


Very little is known about the clinical aspects of “environmental hepatology,” especially when compared to the extensive experimental investigations of the hepatotoxic effects of environmental agents. The very advantages that have made the liver popular as an organ for general studies of cell biology, biochemistry, and physiology also make the liver attractive for studies of the effects of potentially toxic substances.


Vinyl Chloride Organochlorine Pesticide Liver Test Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Transpeptidase Activity 
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