Liver Stereology

  • G. C. Budd
Part of the Developments in Gastroenterology book series (DIGA, volume 2)


Until recently, hepatologists relied on qualitative descriptions of the histology of the liver in almost all studies of liver cytoarchitecture. These studies, while contributing in important ways to our understanding of the relationships between liver structure and function, fail to provide the quantitative data required for statistical correlation of morphological and biochemical observations.


Surface Density Volume Density Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Numerical Density Stereological Analysis 
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