November 1937

Verhandlungen der deutschen Gesellschaft für Kreislaufforschung. IX Tagung.

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Edited by E. B. Koch, M.D., Bad Nauheim. Paper. Price, 15 marks. Pp. 378, with numerous illustrations, tables and graphs. Dresden: Theodor Steinkopff, 1936.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1937;60(5):948. doi:10.1001/archinte.1937.00180050215019

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This volume reports the proceedings of the 1936 meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kreislaufforschung, which last April was held at Bad Nauheim. The meeting lasted for three days, and the program included thirty-eight papers.

The meeting began with a presidential address. Then there followed a series of papers which, if delivered as they are printed, must have varied considerably in length; and finally many of these papers were discussed in a competent and interesting manner.

Naturally, as one might judge from the name of the society, the program centered around vascular disease, and it is interesting to realize from what a variety of angles such a general topic was discussed. There was a good deal of statistical data presented which dealt with the increasing importance of vascular disease in Germany. Then there were papers dealing with vascular insults caused by various poisons, by trauma or by electricity. Evidently in

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