June 1936

Zweite Internationale Kropfkonferenz.

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Edited by Dr. Otto Stiner. Price, 25 marks. Pp. 698, with 128 illustrations and many tables. Bern: Hans Huber, 1935.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1936;57(6):1251. doi:10.1001/archinte.1936.00170100196019

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This volume contains a report of the proceedings of the Second International Goiter Conference held in Bern between Aug. 10 and 12, 1933. Obviously the program was carefully considered. It was divided, like Gaul, into three parts: first, hyperthyroid states received consideration; then were reported newer points of view regarding the cause of endemic goiter, and finally malignant diseases of the thyroid were discussed. A large group of investigators interested in goiter foregathered, and the list of those who presented papers is truly international. As published the papers are in French, German, Italian and English; all are short and give in abstract form the various readers' views. One can skim through the volume and pick out here and there almost anything one may wish to know concerning thyroid disorders. On the whole, the book is a convenient reference work. Perhaps it is more important for the larger medical libraries than

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