April 1965

Progress in Angiography.

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By Manual Viamonte, Jr., MD, and Raymond E. Parks, MD. Price, $29.50. Pp 562, with 456 illustrations. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill 62703, 1964.

Arch Intern Med. 1965;115(4):515-516. doi:10.1001/archinte.1965.03860160141041

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There are 20 contributors to this book which is based on the talks presented at the course "Advances in Angiography," held at the University of Miami School of Medicine in March, 1963. The book is divided into nine sections, each of which deals with a certain aspect of angiography. At the end of each section, there is a record of the panel discussions which took place at the meeting. These panel discussions include questions from the audience as well as the comments of the panelists and in many cases are a highlight of the particular section. The first section covers the technical aspects of angiography, including description and illustration of several pressure injectors, film changers, image amplifiers, as well as discussions of cineradiography and video tape recording. Contrast agents are discussed in regards to toxicity and delivery rates. Section 2 is a review of angiocardiography including anatomy, techniques, and correlation

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