In this new edition of an excellent and popular textbook, there are new chapters on the fluoroscopic examination of the heart for congenital conditions, of the small intestine and the gallbladder, and of the intestines for obstruction. Material has been added to the original chapters on basic concepts, mechanics, protection and dark adaptation, and fluoroscopy of the chest, heart, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and colon. The added material is pertinent and has not made the book unwieldy. Numerous illustrations are reproduced in the same tone as that seen during fluoroscopy. Unfortunately, those depicting the fluoroscopic screen, contrary to the author's exhortations, are seen with a wide-open shutter. Well-chosen line drawings are presented. The various techniques are described and explained in an interesting, provocative way that makes for easy reading. A proper relationship of fluoroscopy to the roentgenogram is clearly expressed, as are the dangers and pitfalls of this modality. The brevity
Fundamentals of Clinical Fluoroscopy with Essentials of Roentgen Interpretation. JAMA. 1957;163(16):1563. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970510129025
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