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July 1936

La radiographie en ophthalmologie.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;16(1):161-162. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840190171022

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This is the eighth of a series of works published under the auspices of the French Ophthalmologic Society. In format, quality of paper, reproduction of the numerous plates and in contents it comes up to the standards set by this series, which has provided a notable addition to the ophthalmologic literature of the past ten years. The illustrative roentgenograms were chosen from Hartmann's collection and from a large number sent by colleagues of various countries in response to his request.

The various methods of exposure are considered with regard to their advantages demonstrating the parts of the orbit, with illustrative roentgenograms. By the method of Brunetti, for instance, which seems to be little known in America, perfectly clear outlines of both sphenoidal fissures are shown on one plate. This is achieved by placing the patient's brow on the plate, while the tube is employed at an angle of 15

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