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August 17, 1957

Clinical Roentgenology of the Digestive Tract

JAMA. 1957;164(16):1856. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980160128029

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Abstract

The revision of this standard reference in roentgenology of the digestive tract has been extensive. It incorporates the newer developments in this field since the last edition, eight years ago. All of the digestive tract, its associated organs and its environment are discussed. The mode of presentation is that established in the preceding edition. Not only are the roentgenologic findings emphasized but the pathological, surgical, and clinical aspects are also considered. Numerous rare conditions, information about which is obtained with difficulty from other sources, are described. Each subchapter is followed by a bibliography. Statistical information is available for most of the disease processes. Only the essentials regarding methods are given. The illustrations, though not numerous, should be adequate. Double column format is used. This book should be useful to the internist for whom it was primarily written. Roentgenologists will find the comprehensive nature of the material a valuable addition to

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