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August 1946

Clinical Roentgenology of the Heart.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1946;78(2):253-254. doi:10.1001/archinte.1946.00220020131012

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There are many illustrations and diagrams in this new book, which present the problem of clinical roentgenography of the heart in the usual fashion. There is nothing particularly different in this presentation from that in other monographs or books already available. A correlation is made of the clinical, pathologic and roentgenographic data, but this is marred by either carelessness or the presentation of noncorrelating data. For example, on pages 64, 90 and 128 the electrocardiograms are improperly mounted (lead III of figure 36 C is upside down and reversed; essentially the same holds for those of figure 53J and figure 72 C). Many illustrations are not very clear, e. g., figures 53 L, 119 D, 95 C, 93 A, 131 B, 73 A and 73 C. Fewer but better illustrations would make the book of greater value for the beginner than it can be now. The reader who is

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