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January 1970

Tantalum Radiography of the Respiratory Tract in Dogs

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla
From the University of Miami School of Medicine (Drs. Pickard and Llamas); Department of Otolaryngology, Jackson Memorial Hospital (Dr. Pickard); and Department of Medicine, Veterans Administration Hospital (Dr. Llamas), Miami, Fla.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1970;91(1):85-87. doi:10.1001/archotol.1970.00770040111019

ALTHOUGH radiography of the respiratory tract was suggested by Chevalier Jackson in 19181 the full potential of this diagnostic aid has never been realized. The major drawbacks of the three radiopaque materials thus far employed in radiography of the airway1-4 have been that:

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