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September 1963

Year Book of Ophthalmology.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1963;70(3):441. doi:10.1001/archopht.1963.00960050443030

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The Year Book of Ophthalmology has always been favorite literature for the busy ophthalmologist, and the 1962-1963 edition will be no exception. Intended as a review of the more important ophthalmic publications during the preceding year, this year book contains articles abstracted from the leading medical journals of the world. The range of subject matter is wide—from rhabdomyosarcoma and 5-iodo-2'-deoxyuridine (IDU) to alloxan diabetes in the pregnant mouse and its effect on the offspring. One also finds pertinent editorials taken from the Archives of Ophthalmology, as well as discussions of various symposia and conferences on ophthalmic and related subjects. Nearly all the material has considerable clinical significance, and where there may be no immediate clinical application the future possibilities are great.

The editor, William F. Hughes, has interspersed his abstracts with concise, sometimes amusing observations, and wherever necessary he has sought the views of other investigators. Irving H. Leopold has

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