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February 25, 1950

Morbus Caeruleus: An Analysis of 114 Cases of Congenital Heart Disease with Cyanosis

JAMA. 1950;142(8):606. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910260080042

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This monograph presents the results of elaborate studies of 114 cases of congenital heart disease with cyanosis. The studies include a discussion of embryology, clinical observations, roentgenologic examination, angiocardiography, electrocardiogram, circulation time and cardiac catheterization. A number of case reports have been included.

The book is well written, and the illustrations are good. It can be highly recommended to the student of congenital heart disease. Here, in a single volume, one finds a practical discussion of the various methods employed in the effort to arrive at a diagnosis of congenital cardiac malformations.

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