January 1938

Lehrbuch der roentgenologischen Differentialdiagnostik der Erkrankungen der Bauchorgane.

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By Werner Teschendorf, M.D., Chief Physician of the Radiologic Institute, General Hospital, Cologne. Price, 42 marks; bound, 44 marks. Pp. 477, with 929 illustrations. Leipzig: Georg Thieme, 1937.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;61(1):160. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180070165017

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To the roentgenologist who is keenly interested in studies of the alimentary canal and abdominal organs every new book on the subject is a new-found treasure. It is true that there are already many texts and all must be essentially similar, yet all are more or less different in point of view, expression, illustration and emphasis on specific items, and these differences give value to each individual text. These considerations apply fittingly to Teschendorf's volume. Lesions in the three portions of the stomach—cardia, media and pylorus—are described separately. Adequate demonstration of the internal relief is given the emphasis that it deserves. Diseases of the small and the large bowel, pancreas, spleen, liver, gallbladder, kidney, ureter and bladder are all well covered. The text is succinct; the illustrations are extraordinarily clear. Like all books, this one is not beyond criticism. For example, it presents excellent illustrations of hypertrophy of the pyloric

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