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April 9, 1932

Röntgenuntersuchungen am Innenrelief des Verdauungskanals: Ein Beitrag zur klinischen Röntgendiagnostik insbesondere von Entzündung, Geschwür und Krebs.

JAMA. 1932;98(15):1327. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730410091039

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This book deals with a study of the alimentary tract in health and disease by means of special roentgenologic technic. A watery suspension of barium, much thinner than is ordinarily used, is employed in outlining the folds of the various portions of the alimentary canal, producing a relief pattern based on normal and pathologic anatomy and physiology. The technical considerations also include special attachments to the x-ray apparatus, and unusual care in fluoroscopy and plate taking. There are many beautiful illustrations of normal and pathologic conditions taken with this method. There is also a correlation between the roentgenologic observations and postmortem studies. The book is to be highly recommended to any one interested in disease of the alimentary tract, especially the roentgenologic aspect.

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