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February 17, 1945

The Urinary Tract: A Handbook of Roentgen Diagnosis

JAMA. 1945;127(7):427. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860070059026

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As might be expected from the roentgenologists associated with the urologic clinic at the State University of Iowa Hospitals, the authors have given a splendid exposition of the roentgen diagnosis of the urinary tract in this handbook. The book has an attractive format. It is clearly illustrated, a circumstance which is probably due in no small part to the fact that the authors did the photographic work themselves and were thus able to bring out distinctly the film features which they wished to show. The size of the structures pictured has been kept to a uniform proportion of that of the shadow on the original film throughout so that, in studying them, no allowance need be made for varying sizes in different cuts. All of them (some 475 are given on 306 pages) are quite typical, so that a reasonably well versed urologist was able in most instances to pick

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