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March 1943

Publicaciones del centro de investigaciones tisiologicas.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1943;71(3):439-440. doi:10.1001/archinte.1943.00210030140015

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This collection of eleven papers from the Center of Tuberculosis Research, Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the direction of Prof. Roque A. Izzo, testifies to the thoroughly scientific work being carried on in Argentina, as in other South American countries. The influence of the best in German and in French medical thought on this subject is obvious. North American authors are also frequently cited. The summaries in German, French and English will aid the reader who is not familiar with. Spanish, in which language the text is written.

The detailed analysis of the results of artificial pneumothorax treatment is one of the best to be found in the world's literature. Prof. Oscar P. Aguilar's discussion of Ranke's secondary tuberculosis is thorough and stimulating. The shorter papers on results of the Jacobeus operation, absorption of ultraviolet light, behavior of lymphocytes to tubercle bacilli in vitro and tuberculin allergy of infants are all

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