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February 1938

Argentine Archives of the Diseases of the Respiratory System and Tuberculosis, Buenos Aires

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;61(2):368. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180080210015

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This journal is devoted to the pathology of the respiratory tract and tuberculosis. Each number constitutes a volume of from 100 to 150 pages and is profusely illustrated, containing sections of original work, reports of conferences, proceedings of medical societies, abstracts, bibliographies and reviews of tuberculosis and antituberculosis information. Volume 4 is devoted entirely to bronchography, with chapters by various authors on indications and various technics, and includes a description of the normal anatomy of the respiratory tract as visualized by means of opaque oils. Other chapters discuss bronchography in asthma and chronic bronchitis, carcinoma, atelectasis, bronchiectasis, tuberculosis and tumors of the pleura. The use of opaque oils in determining the etiology of hemoptysis also is discussed. One of the most outstanding articles is that by Drs. Egidio S. Mazzei, Juan A. Aguirre and Miguel E. Jorg, in which they present the subject of the relation of the agenesis of

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