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October 8, 1938

Die Röntgentiefentherapie

JAMA. 1938;111(15):1403. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790410059029

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The present work is the result of a collection of papers given at the yearly postgraduate course at the Institute of Radiology in Frankfort on the Main. It is presented under the editorship of Dr. Holfelder and gives an interesting view on the modern methods of roentgen therapy as they are practiced in this institute. A valuable article by Engelmann on the microscopic changes of the pathologic and normal cell after the application of the various methods of irradiation distinctly increases the value of the book.

The textbook is divided into two parts. The first division contains, among other contributions, a review of the physical and biologic problems of the modern methods of roentgen and radium therapy. There is also a chapter on the clinical treatment during and after irradiation, on the treatment of the exposed skin and on studies of the erythema of the skin. The legal aspect of

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