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August 1967

Essentials of Urography.

Arch Intern Med. 1967;120(2):257. doi:10.1001/archinte.1967.00300020129030

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In this book the author describes the technique of the intravenous urogram and discusses the various disorders of the urinary tract which can be diagnosed with this test. This reviewer agrees wholeheartedly with the author's emphasis on individualizing the procedure according to the patient's problem. This is described as the "tailored urogram," and an entire chapter is devoted to the subject. The author suggests that a physician should supervise the conduct of the examination, with the roentgenograms being observed as they are obtained. Only in this manner can additional views be taken or the procedure modified so that a maximum amount of information is obtained in each case.

The first two chapters deal with the technique of the examination, and it is unfortunate that numerous words have been mispelled. This detracts from the most important part of the book.

The remaining chapters have to do with the preliminary film of

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