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April 8, 1950

Surgical Management of Vascular Diseases

JAMA. 1950;142(14):1114. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910320076034

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In simple language the author has given a thorough and modern review which should be a great aid to those encountering peripheral vascular disorders in the general practice of medicine or surgery. The book also should afford interesting and instructive reading to those specializing in this field. The carefully outlined and well illustrated material covers the etiology, diagnosis, nonoperative and operative treatments of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders affecting extremities. Also discussed are similar disorders of the head, neck and trunk with reference to new developments in surgery of the heart. Probably the best portions of the book are those relating to diagnosis and treatment, though discussions of surgical method are presented in sufficient detail to inform the reader of the variety of surgical technics available. Study of the text will give valuable information to physicians, because the problems discussed are those which are encountered most frequently and the recommendations

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