August 1965

X-Ray Examination of the Stomach.

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By Frederic E. Templeton, MD. Price, $15. Pp 598, with several illustrations. University of Chicago Press, 5750 Ellis Ave, Chicago, Ill 60637, 1964.

Arch Intern Med. 1965;116(2):320. doi:10.1001/archinte.1965.03870020160049

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This is a beautifully illustrated, well-written, and well-published book which all workers in this field will enjoy and will find very valuable. Dr. Templeton, Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington at Seattle, tells us of some of the newer apparatus such as the filming fluoroscope. In writing this revision, Dr. Templeton has been guided much by the many questions which he has received from the men who read the first edition.

This book can be a great help to every young roentgenologist because it will acquaint him with roentgenograms of all the many lesions of the duodenum and stomach. It is remarkable that a man could write a book of 598 pages on the x-ray examination of just the esophagus, the stomach, and the duodenum. This book is a good answer to those many persons who currently complain that doctors have become much too specialized; it shows

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