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October 1956

News and Comment

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1956;56(4):635-637. doi:10.1001/archopht.1956.00930040643009

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Société francaise d'ophtalmologie.  —The French Society of Ophthalmology held its 63d yearly meeting in Paris, May 6 through 10, 1956. There were as usual a great number of foreign members, mostly from Europe but also from the Western Hemisphere.This year the main paper (rapport) was by Paul Bregeat, on Papilledema.This is a very large book, of 862 pages with 170 figures and 14 colored plates. (This book is distributed free of charge to all members of the French Society. Nonmembers can obtain it by applying either to the Treasurer of the Society: Dr. J. Charpentier, 28, rue Vignon, Paris 9, or to the publisher: Masson & Cie, 120 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 6. The price of the volume is 8000 francs.) It is divided in four parts. The first contains chapters on anatomy and physiology of the disc, the optic nerve, and cerebral vascularisation; on general physio-pathology

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