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May 1940

Traité d'ophtalmologie.

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Published under the auspices of the Société française d'ophtalmologie, by P. Bailliart, C. Coutela, E. Redslob, E. Velter and R. Onfray, general secretary. Eight volumes, pp. 8,058, with 176 plates in color. Subscription, unbound edition, 2,500 francs ; bound edition, 2,800 francs. Single volume, 350 or 400 francs. Paris : Masson & Cie, 1939.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;23(5):1117-1118. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00860131245022

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Volume V contains 860 pages, 250 figures and 69 plates in color. This volume continues the general subject of special pathology and takes up diseases of the iris, diseases of the ciliary body and diseases of the choroid, by M. Teuliéres and J. Beauvieux; diseases of the retina, by P. Bailliart; recurring retinal hemorrhages in adolescents, by P. Jean-Delize and P.-L. Drouet; detachment of the retina, by M. Amsler and S. Schiff-Wertheimer ; tumors of the retina, by Jacques Mawas; diseases of the disk, by L. Bollack and S. Delthil; tumors of the disk, by Jean Nordmann, and diseases of the lens, by C. Duverger and E. Velter.

It treats, in short, many of the most interesting clinical problems in ophthalmology and presents the views of the French school so successfully as to make it an outstanding volume of the series. One of the important chapters is that by Bailliart on

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