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May 19, 1928

Radiologie clinique du tube digestif.

JAMA. 1928;90(20):1658. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690470064048

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Two volumes, one on the stomach, the other on the duodenum, are the first part of a complete work on the digestive tract being produced by the Faculty of Medicine of Paris. The three collaborating authors are leaders in France in the surgical, medical and roentgenologic specialties. The work is essentially an atlas of roentgen-ray diagnosis of the stomach and duodenum. Brief notes are given in the earlier chapters concerning such items as the technic of roentgen-ray exposures, preparation of the patient, and the materials employed. Each print is accompanied with a concise statement and a line diagram. There are 400 roentgen-ray films, each one carefully explained by diagram. Most of the cases illustrated have been proved either by operation or at necropsy. The normal as well as the pathologic has been handled with great care and precision. Among the most interesting questions considered and handled at some length are

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