Malabsorption Syndromes

@article{Bai1998MalabsorptionS,
  title={Malabsorption Syndromes},
  author={J. Bai},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={1998},
  volume={59},
  pages={530 - 546}
}
  • J. Bai
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Digestion
Background/Aims: Malabsorption syndromes commonly result from a pathological interference of the normal digestive process. There have been major advances in the last 4 years. The purpose of this review is to highlight in the form of a brief summary the most outstanding information available. Methods: The review was performed based on a medical literature search using MEDLINE (1993–1997), bibliographic reviews of book chapters and review articles. As a consequence of the extensive information… Expand

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