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April 26, 1958

Pediatric Roentgenology

JAMA. 1958;166(17):2238. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.02990170136043

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This book represents the first appearance in German of a treatise dealing with pediatric roentgenology in more than 20 years. The subject matter and illustrations are presented in atlas form, but the legends, although concise, contain the essential clinical and roentgenologic data. The introductory remarks at the beginning of each chapter adequately cover the technical details. Emphasis has been placed on the subjects of practical importance, concentrating attention on the thoracic and abdominal organs, but the other structures, such as the skeletal system, have not been neglected. The illustrations are beautiful and well selected. The reproductions of roentgenograms are in the positive phase. Where indicated, explanatory schematic drawings have been used to good advantage. There is no bibliography. Dr. Case is to be congratulated for the excellent translation of this book into easily readible form, transferring the thoughts and ideas of the authors accurately. This book is highly recommended for

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