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March 17, 1951

A Text-Book of X-Ray Diagnosis by British Authors in Four Volumes. Volume III

JAMA. 1951;145(11):855-856. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920290081037

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Abstract

This work, written by a group of distinguished British contributors, was originally published in three volumes and has been reprinted several times. The new edition.is much enlarged and brought up to date. Completeness is the outstanding characteristic." Morethan half the volume is devoted, to the alimentary and biliary tracts, liver, spleen, adrenals and pancreas, while the remainder covers radiology in obstetrics, gynecology and the urinary tract.

Beginning with the salivary glands and concluding with a chapter on the alimentary tract in infants and children, the section on the digestive tract is well detailed. Anatomy, physiology and normal roentgen findings are thoroughly described, as are all possible anomalies and pathological conditions. The illustrations are profuse and of high quality, with diagrams to aid interpretation when necessary. A chapter on the stomach and duodenum after operation describes the various types of operations and illustrates, by diagram and radiographs, the normal postoperative appearances

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