edited by O. Braun-Falco and H. H. Wolff, 396 pp, 69 illus, $54.90, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1979.
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Braun-Falco and Wolff, both of the Dermatologic Clinic of the University of Munich, Germany, have edited the ninth volume of Fortschritte der praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie (Progress in Practical Dermatology and Venereology). It contains 47 papers presented at the University of Munich in conjunction with the professional organization of German dermatologists from July 30 to Aug 3, 1979. This postgraduate week for dermatologists was started in 1951 by the late Alfred Marchionini, professor and director of the Dermatologic Clinic of Munich. After his death, his successor, Otto Braun-Falco, continued the tradition. A meeting is held every three to four years in Munich. About 800 participants heard papers presented by 47 prominent dermatologists, mostly from Germany, but also from Austria, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. A Dia-Clinic was also presented every morning, replacing the individual demonstration of patients. The organizers of this educational meeting believe that the didactic results
Hollander A. Fortschritte der praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie. Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(1):61-62. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650010067033