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April 1968

Ultrasonics in Ophthalmology: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(4):505. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040507026

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In his introduction to this book, Arthur A. Keeney, MD, points with justifiable pride to the international cooperation exhibited in its preparation. R. Goldberg, MD, and L. Sarin, MB, have chosen as their collaborators some of the foremost investigators from around the world who are working with ultrasound for evaluation of ocular structures. The resulting monograph is the first in this field to systematically deal with the history, basic principles, techniques, problems, and clinical utility of ultrasound with specific application to the eye.

The book is organized into 11 chapters, two appendices, and an extensive bibliography that provides a natural transition from history and basic physics to clinical techniques and problems of diagnostic ultrasound. Each aspect of current clinical investigation is covered although not all are treated extensively. The writing is concise and well edited with little extraneous and redundant material.

In general, the illustrations are excellent although the photographs

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