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April 9, 1932

Lehrbuch der Röntgenstereoskopie.

JAMA. 1932;98(15):1325. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730410089033

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The authors, a roentgenologist and a physicist, have combined their efforts in producing a textbook of roentgen stereoscopy. The physical foundations and the deficiencies and sources of error are described. There is definite information for obtaining good roentgenograms of every portion of the body. The literature is thoroughly covered in the text, and the less practical references are added in the bibliography at the end of the book. The authors give methods and results which they have used and found to be of value in practice. They are also publishing an atlas of roentgen stereoscopy. In clinical roentgen diagnosis, stereoscopy has been a great aid. This is true of the localization of shadows, foreign bodies and fractured bones. The stereoscopic value of fluoroscopy was emphasized by Holzknecht and his pupils. The first chapter of the book deals with the technic, the physics and the optics of stereoscopy. The second describes