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This volume concerns a symposium on the circulation of the skin, which was held at Brown University in 1960. The subjects discussed included vascular patterns, x-ray projection microscopy of the skin, fine structure of the capillaries, innervation of the blood vessels, capillary microscopy, effects of heat on cutaneous blood flow, special features of the circulation, and blood supply of tumors.
These presentations are interesting but unusually brief and incomplete. The authors, obviously, have not attempted to review the literature but have merely presented selected aspects of the subjects for discussion. Unfortunately, the monograph fails to include any of the discussions. The lack of a fairly complete presentation of the respective subjects, coupled with the lack of discussion of these subjects, reduces the value of the book to those new in the field. Well-informed investigators may find certain chapters interesting, viz., the one on the fine structure of cutaneous capillaries and
Burch GE. Blood Vessels and Circulation. JAMA. 1962;181(10):922. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050360108028
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