April 30, 1932

Clinical Roentgen Pathology of Thoracic Lesions.

JAMA. 1932;98(18):1589-1590. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730440069032

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This is a concise but comprehensive, lucid and conservative presentation of the essentials of roentgenologic diagnosis of the deformities and diseases of the thorax. In an introductory note the author states that the technical aspects of roentgenography represent an exact science but that the translation of the properly secured shadow values is an art in which well rounded knowledge of general medicine, as applied to the clinical aspects of the case, is an important factor. There are six sections. The first outlines the technical status of a schematic method of roentgenologic and fluoroscopic examination. The second continues with roentgenographic variations produced by types of pathologic lesions. The remaining four sections deal specifically with the roentgenologic appearances in the various abnormalities and diseases of the thoracic cage, lungs and pleura, heart and pericardium, esophagus and subphrenic space, each section ending with a concise summary. There are drawings and instructive roentgenograms of

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