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June 1950

Bronchography.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1950;51(6):946. doi:10.1001/archotol.1950.00700020972017

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Abstract

This work presents the subject which is gaining great impetus because of the necessity of an accurate diagnosis for the proper treatment of pulmonary diseases. The subject matter is systematically presented as follows: Chapter 1 presents the anatomy of the bronchial tree and the lung segments. Chapter 2 is devoted to the physiology of the bronchial tree, in which only the main points of importance with regard to bronchography are discussed. Chapter 3 contains general considerations on bronchography and a survey of the literature concerning its development. Chapter 4 presents the roentgenologic anatomy of the normal bronchogram. Chapter 5 is concerned with the interpretation of the bronchogram and presents a description of the way in which serial bronchograms should be read. Chapter 6 is devoted to the pathologic bronchogram, and chapter 7 contains the technic of bronchography as practiced in the Groningen University clinic.

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