Von Dr. Herbert Assmann, o. Professor und Direktor der medizinischen Klinik an der Universität Königsberg i. Pr. Fifth edition. Teile 1 und 2. Paper. Price, 87 marks. Pp. 1248, with 1226 illustrations. Berlin: F. C. W. Vogel, 1934.
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A scientific work that goes through five editions in thirteen years does not need any further praise of its merits. A majority of the roentgenologists in this country are familiar with this standard book, probably because the exhaustive presentation of the subject is supplemented by a profusion of excellent roentgenograms, photographs of anatomic specimens, charts and diagrams, thus offering a combination of a reference book and an atlas. The first volume is devoted to a roentgenographic diagnosis of the circulatory organs, mediastinum and respiratory system, including the mediastinum, while the second volume is dealing with the diagnosis of diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract, various abdominal organs such as the liver, spleen and pancreas, the urinary system, the nervous system, the bones, the muscles, the tendons and the subcutaneous tissue. Recent methods of angiography, pyelography, hepatolienography and ventriculography have received due consideration. The author deserves credit for a judicious evaluation of
Die klinische Röntgendiagnostik der inneren Erkrankungen. JAMA. 1934;103(20):1565. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750460069035