In Memoriam: Harold O. Conn, M.D.

@article{Boyer2012InMH,
  title={In Memoriam: Harold O. Conn, M.D.},
  author={James L Boyer and Guadalupe Garcia‐Tsao and Roberto J. Groszmann},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={55}
}
H arold O. Conn, M.D., a world-renowned hepatologist, President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in 1972-1973 and a 50-year faculty member of the Yale University School of Medicine and the Yale Liver Program, died on October 9 at age 85 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Conn was a pioneer in the basic understanding and treatment of cirrhosis and its complications and published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles in national and international medical journals. His major… Expand
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Historia de la hepatología en Cataluña
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