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October 1957

Radiodiagnostic en ophthalmologie.

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1957;58(4):621. doi:10.1001/archopht.1957.00940010639024

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Abstract

The authors of this textbook have devoted their attention to the rather specialized application of diagnostic radiology in ophthalmology. The work is the outgrowth of a monograph published in 1936 by the senior author, an ophthalmologist, who, realizing the tremendous advances made in radiodiagnosis since that time, sought out the collaboration of a radiologist.

It is taken for granted that the book has been prepared for the trained radiologist, and not the student nor the ophthalmologist, since special techniques are frequently referred to by personal nomenclature without definition or explanation. A regional anatomical approach is used in subdividing the material, and the initial chapters dealing with the optic canal and orbital fissures are informative. However, some of the unorthodox radiographic projections would be rendered more lucid by means of labeled line drawings such as are found in the chapter on the calvarium. Techniques of orbital pneumography and the application of

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