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This small volume is made up of the papers of a symposium on vascular accidents of the pulmonary and general circulation, including those involving the heart, eye and central nervous system, as well as a consideration of shock and death following surgical operations. Each of this series of papers is a short review of the essential points in the subject discussed and can be read with interest and profit, especially that of Klapp on thrombosis and embolism and that of Hiller on apoplexy. The conceptions expressed agree well with those generally accepted in the United States, with few exceptions. The most notable impression gained by the reader is the importance placed on vascular spasm in the pathogenesis of all types of vascular disease. Angiospasm is spoken of with assurance as the cause of many of the visual and cerebral symptoms accompanying vascular disturbances in nephritis, migraine, eclampsia and headaches of
Entstehung, Erkennung und Behandlung plötzlich eintretender Kreislaufstörungen, mit einem Sondervortrag, Tod als Operationsfolge. II. Ärztlicher Fortbildungs-Kursus in Bad Salzuflen, 7. und 8. Mai 1932. JAMA. 1933;101(6):473. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740310057040
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