July 1973

Abdominale Angiographie

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By W Wenz, MD. Price, not given. Pp 225. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1972.

Arch Surg. 1973;107(1):113. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1973.01350190095031

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Professor Wenz has summarized his experiences in abdominal angiography at the University Clinic in Heidelberg, and has done a substantial job. Together with his colleagues, van Kaick, Beduhn, and Roth, he has dealt in clear and lucid fashion with the basic angiographic anatomy of the abdominal aorta and its great branches, with angiographic technique, and with the interpretation of angiographic investigations. The volume is elegantly turned out and elegantly produced, and the illustrative material is presented on fine paper with excellent photoengravings. Color translation has been used in a series of dramatic, but not overly informative, angiographic studies. The recent literature has been thoroughly reviewed, and is alluded to throughout.

One unusual aspect of the book, and by no means a felicitous one, is the separation of the text from the illustrative material, so that in using the book one must be constantly turning from the section containing the textual

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