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April 18, 1942

Enfermedades de las arterias periféricas

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Por el Dr. Alfredo V. di Ció, profesor adjunto de patología médica en la Facultad de ciencias médicas de Buenos Aires. Paper. Pp. 461, with 129 illustrations. Buenos Aires: Libreria y Editorial "El Ateneo," 1941.

JAMA. 1942;118(16):1419-1420. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830160079031

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This work emanates from the First Division of Clinical Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires under the able direction of Prof. Mariano R. Castex, well known in this country, who wrote the prologue. Diseases of the peripheral arteries constitute an interesting chapter in human pathology, not only because much of value remains to be explored, but because new syndromes have appeared which have been proposed as independent entities but which have the one common characteristic of being based on diseases of the arteries or of their smallest ramifications. The author studied some 400 cases exhibiting some disturbances attributable to alterations of the peripheral arteries, the great majority presenting signs of claudication and gangrene in the lower extremities. The work includes a study of these 400 cases in detail, as well as descriptions of the technic and the results obtained with the author's new procedure of employing the injection of

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