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The first chapter deals with the problems of diagnosing disorders of the large bowel and how these problems may be solved by roentgenology. The technic of the employment of contrast mediums is discussed in every detail, together with the various indications. The recognition of the special pathology is dwelt on at some length, and numerous illustrations facilitate the understanding of the text. The technically important problem of measuring rays is elucidated by a thorough discussion of the spectroscopy in the roentgenogram, and in explaining the principles and the theory of the tontometer. The chapter on carcinoma of the collum uteri is particularly interesting. Introductory remarks deal with the diagnosis of this disorder, and particular stress is laid on the investigation of the extension of this malignancy into the surrounding structures, which item is paramount as to prognosis and choice of the therapeutic intervention. The author expresses the belief that operation
Ergebnisse der medizinischen Strahlenforschung. (Röntgen-diagnostik, Röntgen-, Radium- und Lichttherapie). JAMA. 1925;85(7):540–541. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670070060041
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