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January 1948

Lehrbuch der Urologie.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1948;81(1):114. doi:10.1001/archinte.1948.00220190122017

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This is a concise and complete textbook on urology. The reviewer was especially impressed with the marginal paragraph headings which make it simple to find a particular paragraph or subhead when using the book as a reference. The illustrations are not as numerous or in many instances as good as in most American textbooks, although the diagrams are clear and easily understandable. The book follows a logical sequence and is an excellent textbook for any medical student who can read German fluently.

The reviewer was also particularly impressed with the small amount of importance and stress which is laid on the subject of transurethral resection and also with the relative unimportance with which hormonal therapy and castration in the treatment of carcinoma of the prostate is handled. Apparently in the eyes of Professor Minder these two subjects have not reached the same degree of popularity or importance as they have

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