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February 1935

Ergebnisse der Kreislaufforschung. Edited by Dr. B. Kisch. Volume IV. Kreislaufstörungen und pathologische Histologie.

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By Dr. Martin Nordman, Professor of General and Special Pathology at the University of Tübingen. Price, paper, 13.80 marks; cloth, 15 marks. Pp. 174, with 14 illustrations. Dresden: Theodore Steinkopff, 1933.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;55(2):347. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00160200177012

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The treatment of the subject is from the point of view of histopathology. About ten pages are devoted to the history of the subject. After a brief review of the anatomy and physiology of the arteries, veins and lymph vessels, there is a brief discussion of the methods of investigation on living animals (capillary microscope, Sandison-Clark chamber and perfusion of organs). Then follows a detailed description of blood flow in the capillaries, smaller blood vessels and lymph vessels and the changes that these structures and the surrounding tissues undergo during normal variations, chemical stimulation, stasis, constriction and obstruction. Some space is devoted to general peripheral circulation at different levels of pressure and to the rôle played by the viscosity of the blood, the reticulo-endothelial system and the "filter-system" following the injection of dyes and serum. From this point on the author limits himself to the histopathology in man. Under each

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