September 1970

Research on the Cerebral Circulation: Third International Salzburg Conference.

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Albany, NY


Edited by John Stirling Meyer MD, Helmut Lechner MD, Otto Eichhorn MD, Price, $27.50. Pp 396, with many figures and illustrations. Charles C Thomas Publisher, 301-327 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill 62703, 1968.

Arch Intern Med. 1970;126(3):532-533. doi:10.1001/archinte.1970.00310090162038

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This volume is a collection of papers read at the Third International Salzburg Conference devoted to research on the cerebral circulation. It is inexpensive and directed to specialists in the field. It deserves inclusion in a medical library; it is not preeminently a volume directed to or of specific interest to the internist.

There is a fine first chapter on the clinical problems evoked by cerebrovascular insufficiency by K. J. Zulch of Cologn-Merheim, West Germany. Every clinician, internist, and neurologist can read this section with pleasure and interest. After this, the volume is a collection of papers devoted to neurophysiologic and neurochemical research in the area of cerebral circulation. The majority of the writers are European and the collection gives the reader considerable insight in the quality and nature of work being done on the continent in this field.

One is surprised by the lack of papers addressed to coagulation

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