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September 1941


Author Affiliations


From the Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School; the Department of Surgery, the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and the Circulatory Group, St. Luke's Hospital.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;68(3):599-660. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200090226011

REVIEW OF SOME OF THE RECENT LITERATURE BY DR. VAN DELLEN AND DR. SCUPHAM   The continued interest in vascular problems and their clinical importance is evidenced by the numerous articles appearing in the world literature. Some new data have been added, with particular reference to physiologic aspects. Contributions to the medical management of patients with peripheral vascular disease have been surprisingly few, whereas many have appeared on the surgical management. We again bring to the attention of the reader the fact that this review is not complete, as many deserving articles have undoubtedly been missed.


Reviews.  —An excellent review of circulatory physiology was compiled by Hall.1 He covers the large bibliography briefly but adequately, stressing the current advances in the study of the peripheral circulation and including such related topics as shock and the circulation in special regions. —Burton and Taylor2 continue their study of the periodic