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February 1949

Invaginación intestinal en el niño.

Am J Dis Child. 1949;77(2):274. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1949.02030040283018

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This is a conscientious study of intestinal intussusception based on 529 cases occurring in 495 patients. There are chapters on the etiologic basis, pathologic modifications, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

Particularly extensive is the chapter dedicated to roentgenologic technics and findings, which is illustrated with many good pictures. The various operative technics are described in detail.

The book carries an extensive bibliography in several languages, including references to many American authors.

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