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From the author's background and personal case histories one is led to believe that he is well qualified to write a textbook on the subject of gastroscopy. The book is a practical, comprehensive review of the normal condition and many pathologic conditions of the stomach, as visualized gastroscopically. The material in each of the 11 chapters is well organized, and the bibliographies are complete. A good deal of the subject matter is illustrated by the author's own personal case histories. There are 56 case histories showing gastroscopic findings. The color has not been captured as well as that shown in Schindler's book; however, the descriptions of the lesions are well presented. In the second chapter a description of the various phases of the normal stomach as seen through the gastroscope is adequately given. This is important and it has been well emphasized. The descriptions of the gastritides and the various
Stomach Disease as Diagnosed by Gastroscopy. JAMA. 1950;144(8):722. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920080124039