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November 1933

Urologie Infantile.

Am J Dis Child. 1933;46(5_PART_I):1168-1169. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1933.01960050230025

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This monograph on the urologic disorders of infants was written in English by Beer and Hyman and translated into French by Fritz Busser. The extensive experience of the authors in this field furnishes the basis for this book, but there are also numerous references to the writings of other urologists.

The first three chapters by Dr. Beer consist in a discussion of the general symptoms of urologic disturbances, methods of examination and various aspects of enuresis. Separate chapters are devoted to pyelocystitis, perinephritic abscess, foreign bodies in the urinary tract, congenital malformations, disturbances in urination, lithiasis, tumors, injuries, tuberculosis and the surgical treatment of nephritis.

The fundamentals of each disorder are concisely and clearly presented. There are numerous reproductions of roentgenograms. A few illustrative case histories and a short bibliography are added at the end of each chapter. Methods of diagnosis and treatment are fully covered, but operative technic is

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