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December 1949

Radiologic Exploration of the Bronchus.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1949;50(6):841-842. doi:10.1001/archotol.1949.00700010856022

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This new work concerning the bronchus is devoted, as the title indicates, to the radiologic exploration of the tracheobronchial tree and pulmonary segments for clinical diagnostic and therapeutic aspects. The author is well qualified to present this material, which is well organized, rather clearly written and logically presented.

Numerous references at the end of each chapter supplement the material from the author's own experience in this field. The book is adequately illustrated, even though some illustrations are used as many as three times throughout the text. There are thirteen chapters in the book on embryology of the respiratory tract, bronchial histology, anatomy of the bronchus, bronchographic characteristics of the normal bronchus, radiologic exploration of the bronchus by the contrast method, tomography, serial exploration, bronchopulmonary malformations, bronchiectasis, emphysema and asthma, carcinoma of the lung, hydatid cyst of the lung and suppuration. The book is completed by an index of authors, subjects

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