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October 3, 1980

Clinical Practice in Pediatric Radiology, vol 1: Heart and Great Vessels; vol 2: The Respiratory System

Author Affiliations

Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children Crumlin, Dublin

 

by Jacques Lefebvre, edited and adapted by Herbert J. Kaufmann, 327, 436 pp, with illus, $49.50, $59.50, New York 10022 (14 E 60th St), Masson Publishing USA, 1979.

JAMA. 1980;244(14):1623. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03310140081047

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Abstract

These two volumes, originally published in French as part of the Traité de Radiodiagnostic by Masson, Paris, are now published in English with a translation by Dr Herbert J. Kaufmann. The contributing authors are all eminent French physicians, and the series was under the general direction of the late Jacques Lefebvre.

Volume one, Heart and Great Vessels, begins with a chapter on methods of investigation and on radiologic anatomy. A useful and comprehensive section covers developmental anatomy and embryology. Congenital heart disease presenting mainly in the neonate, is dealt with in a separate chapter. There are descriptions of the radiology of left-to-right shunts, of abnormalities of the left side of the heart, and of malformations of the pulmonary vasculature. There is a section on anomalies of the aortic arch and assorted lesions, including the follow-up of operated lesions.

The second volume, The Respiratory System, also begins with methods of investigation

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