February 1938

Medical Urology.

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By Irvin S. Koll, M.D., Attending Urologist, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago. Price, $5. Pp. 431, with 92 illustrations and 6 colored plates. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1937.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;61(2):368. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180080210014

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The author says that his principal idea in writing this work was to present the subject of urology so as to be of practical value to the general physician and an aid to the medical student. As a general physician, this reviewer wishes to congratulate the author.

The entire volume is so clearly and sanely written that many of the intricacies of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the genito-urinary organs become readily understandable, as do many of the problems which face the modern urologist. Moreover, since the purpose of the book is to discuss urology for the general reader rather than for the specialist, no space is wasted on too elaborate descriptions of operative technic. On the other hand, appropriately lengthy discussion is given to the less complicated prophylactic, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the field, with which every physician should be familiar.

The book is well printed and

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