[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
October 17, 1931

Diagnostic des tumeurs cérébrales et épreuve de l'encéphalographie artérielle.

JAMA. 1931;97(16):1174. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730160056040

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In this interesting work the author presents the result of his studies on more than ninety cases in which he and his associates have done "arterial encephalography." The technic of injecting sodium iodide into the carotid arteries and of taking the roentgenograms is given. With numerous case records and many excellent roentgenograms he then discusses the positive observations in "arterial encephalography." The disadvantages, particularly homolateral convulsive seizures and rarely hemiplegia, are also thoroughly discussed and cases cited. Regardless of one's opinions as to the value of arterial encephalography and as to the advisability of using it clinically, one cannot help but appreciate having this well documented report of the experiences of this careful worker, who was the discoverer of the method and remains its chief advocate. More than half of the book is devoted to the symptomatology of tumors of the brain in general. However, although this portion adds nothing

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview