February 1, 1941

Atlas of Cardioroentgenology

Author Affiliations

By Hugo Roesler, M.D., F.A.C.P., Associate Professor of Roentgenology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Cloth. Price, $8.50. Pp. 124, with 166 illustrations. Springfield, Illinois & Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, 1940.

JAMA. 1941;116(5):449-450. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820050093031

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This atlas of cardioroentgenology, by the author of Clinical Roentgenology of the Cardiovascular System, consists of sixty case reports. These reports contain a brief summary of the history, physical examination, laboratory observations and necropsy. Most of the cases are illustrated with roentgenograms in two or more positions, electrocardiograms, photomicrographs of histologic sections, and photographs of the heart made by a new method which utilizes longitudinal or window sections of the hardened specimen. The faithful reproduction of many beautiful photographs of the heart is an important feature of the work.

The first ten case reports are intended to familiarize the reader with the normal roentgen appearance of the heart. The next fifty cases deal with many common and rare diseases. Some of the common diseases described are cardiac failure, pulmonary edema, hypertensive arteriosclerotic heart disease, postural circulatory deficiency, cardiac enlargement in anemia, influence of scoliosis and funnel chest on the appearance

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