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May 23, 1990

Clinical Urography: An Atlas and Textbook of Urological Imaging

Author Affiliations

University of California—Irvine

University of California—Irvine


vols 1, 2, and 3, edited by Howard M. Pollack, 3051 pp, with illus, $395, ISBN 0-7216-1555-4, Philadelphia, Pa, WB Saunders Co, 1990.

JAMA. 1990;263(20):2827-2828. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440200133041

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This book is a welcome addition to the current radiology literature. It offers extensive coverage of modern urological radiology, a subject that until now has had only limited and incomplete reference texts.

Clinical Urography is a three-volume set with 197 contributors. A large number are members of the Society of Uroradiology and are recognized authorities in their specialty areas. In addition, the editor has indicated that the entire work of over 3000 pages was reviewed by six prominent urologists to ensure that the content was clinically relevant and accurate.

The three volumes are divided into eight distinct parts, each of which covers a major category of related subjects. Each major area is then subdivided into sections on a specific topic. Most of these sections contain an in-depth review of the subject material, and some even include descriptions of the embryology and anatomy as preliminary to understanding how and why a