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April 13, 1964

Die Bronchotomographie mit besondere Berücksichtigung der postoperativen Zustände

JAMA. 1964;188(2):191. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03060280093044

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This book adds one more to the voluminous literature on bronchography, already so thoroughly covered in previous texts, monographs, and articles. As the title indicates, the bronchographic examinations are monitored by tomography, adding a further refinement to this diagnostic procedure. The book is richly illustrated by x-rays and drawings of varying quality, and occasional endoscopic photographs. The extensive case reports and interpretations of bronchotomograms are often difficult to follow in the reproductions. Nevertheless, the many interesting intrathoracic problems presented are covered in great detail, correlating clinical, roentgenographic, endoscopic, surgical, and pathological findings.

The unusual size and shape of the book makes it inconvenient to use as a reference. It carries the name of Georg Thieme as publisher, but is printed and published by the VEB Georg Thieme in East Germany which has no relationship to the famous Georg Thieme Verlag. The author is Czechoslovakian and consequently he adds much to

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