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June 18, 1927

Handbuch der inneren Sekretion. Eine umfassende Darstellung der Anatomie, Physiologie und Pathologie der endokrinen Drüsen.

JAMA. 1927;88(25):1986. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680510044029

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These two divisions of this ambitious system contain chapters on the hypophysis and epiphysis by Aschner, chapters on the mammary glands, uterus, vagina and placenta by Lahm, a chapter on the testis by Jaffe and Berberich, and a chapter on the epididymis and the prostate by Fischer. Both numbers are well illustrated with anatomic preparations and photographs. Dr. Aschner is one of the earlier workers in the field of hypophysial physiology by the method of extirpation. The informed reader finishes Dr. Aschner's chapter on the hypophysis with the feeling that the Viennese investigator is not down to date. For example, in such an ambitious undertaking published in 1927 one certainly would expect reference to the important work of Smith, Evans, Borquin and others in this country on the various phases of hypophysial physiology, as well as reference to the experiments of Dandy and of Horrax on the pineal body. One

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