November 1950

Lehrbuch der röntgenologischen Differentialdiagnostik: Erkrankungen der Brustorgane.

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By Werner Teschendorf. Second edition. Pp. 779, with 865 illustrations. Georg Thieme Verlag, Diemershaldenstrasse 47, Stuttgart-O, Germany, 1950; sole distributors for the United States and Canada: Grune & Stratton, Inc., 381 4th Ave., New York 6.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1950;86(5):795-796. doi:10.1001/archinte.1950.00230170148025

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This book concerns itself with the differential diagnostic problems of diseases of the organs of the chest as they are observed with the aid of roentgen rays. The author divides the volume into four main parts: (1) differential diagnosis of roentgenograms of the lungs, (2) differential diagnosis of roentgenograms of the heart, (3) differential diagnosis of diseases of the esophagus by roentgen ray and (4) differential diagnosis of the visible changes in the diaphragm by roentgenogram.

It is the reviewer's opinion that this work represents a real contribution to medical literature and will be of great help to any internist who has a reading knowledge of German. The discussions of differential diagnoses are on an anatomic as well as an etiologic basis. In the margins are pertinent notes which refer to the text and permit quick and easy location of the particular subject. The author emphasizes the use of the

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