September 15, 1978

Emmett's Clinical Urography: An Atlas and Textbook of Roentgenologic Diagnosis

Author Affiliations

Winston-Salem, NC


3 vol, by David M. Witten, George H. Myers, Jr, and David C. Utz, ed 4; 2,250+ pp, 3,028 illus, $36, $36, $38, $110/set, Canada $39.60, $39.60, $41.80, $121/set, Philadelphia, Saunders, 1977.

JAMA. 1978;240(12):1283. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03290120077041

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This fourth edition of Emmett's Clinical Urography brings up to date a well-recognized, highly regarded textbook of diagnosis in diseases encountered in clinical urology. This revision, in three volumes, is intended as a complete treatise on urographic diagnosis suitable as a textbook for the student or a reference book and atlas for the busy practitioner. The authors have presented a monumental work. The material presented in all chapters is beautifully illustrated and composed for easy first-time reading. The roentgenographic material is nicely correlated with the clinical problems.

There has been considerable revision of the overall format, with the addition of three attractive new chapters. Chapter 5 discusses sonography and computerized tomography (CT). A great deal of fine clinical material is presented in both sections, but there is a need for more detailed labeling of anatomic structures in both the normal and the abnormal, and an attempt at correlation of the