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April 25, 1942

Clinical Roentgenology of Pregnancy

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By William Snow, M.D., Director of Radiology, Bronx Hospital, New York. Cloth. Price, $4.50. Pp. 178, with 119 illustrations. Springfield, Ill., and Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1942.

JAMA. 1942;118(17):1524. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830170102033

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Abstract

This book was written to serve "as a working manual and as a ready reference" on the subject of roentgenography in obstetrics. It is based on the author's extensive experiences in this field. The chapters are devoted to a general discussion of the use of x-rays in pregnancy, positioning of the patient and technic of x-ray exposures, x-ray pelvimetry and cephalometry computations, the pelvic shape and its measurements, the fetus and pelvis, x-ray visualization of the soft tissues in pregnancy and case reports. Since the author was a pioneer in the x-ray visualization of the soft tissues in pregnancy, it is only natural that the longest and best chapter in the book is the one which deals with this subject. He also describes his own method of x-ray pelvimetry and cephalometry. There are one hundred and nineteen illustrations in the book, but many are not clear and a good number

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