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March 25, 1933

The 1932 Year Book of Radiology. Diagnosis.

JAMA. 1933;100(12):994-995. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740120132043

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For the busy physician who must make the most of leisure hours, a year book of radiologic progress is a welcome addition to the periodical literature on medical advances. This collective review of the latest literature covers roentgen diagnosis, roentgen therapy and radium therapy. An adequate review of such rich material, already presented in condensed form, is out of the question, but the opportunity may be utilized to commend in highest terms the project and the satisfactory manner in which it has been carried out. In radiologic diagnosis the important advance has occurred in ventriculography, encephalography, hepatosplenography, roentgen pelvimetry, and studies of the heart and aorta. In the alimentary tract, stress is laid on the "relief" studies by coating the mucosal surfaces with a small quantity of opaque solution, sometimes combined with air insufflation. In radiation therapy the most important communications relate to the need of supervoltage x-ray apparatus and

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