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October 1960

Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Trachea and Bronchi.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1960;72(4):561. doi:10.1001/archotol.1960.00740010571013

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In less than one hundred pages of type and using 35 figures for appropriate examples, the authors have discussed the commonly encountered diseases of the tracheobronchial tree. Such a limited space demands a brief and concise method of presentation and this has been achieved in each chapter. As a result, pathologic conditions which could be considered to deserve some prominence have rated only mention or have been entirely neglected.

The majority of the figures are roentgenographic examples of the disease under discussion. Some of these have apparently suffered in their reproduction, although others are excellent and clearly portray the changes as described. The more frequent use of diagrams or endoscopic photographs would be of advantage in some instances.

Each of the chapters on bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, and bronchogenic carcinoma has been given proportionately longer and more detailed discussion and each shows a careful consideration of the important features in diagnosis and

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