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The authors of this book have successfully written in concise, easy to understand style a summary of accepted knowledge on the angiocardiographic diagnosis of congenital heart disease. In Section I there is a discussion of the general considerations in contrast radiographic studies of the heart and great vessels. Angiographic technique, equipment, the opaque media used, and reactions to angiocardiography are described without burdensome detail, and statements borrowed from the literature are well documented by adequate bibliography. They give a critical analysis of the complications to the procedure and definite recommendations to prevent or treat the complications. A schedule of recommended dosage for infants and children is given for the three most widely used contrast substances. Their chapter on the "General Principles of Angiocardiographic Interpretation" is a very good direct summary of the salient principles used to interpret contrast studies of the heart and great vessels. The authors have found that
Angiocardiographic Interpretation in Congenital Heart Disease. AMA Am J Dis Child. 1956;92(4):428. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archpedi.1956.02060030422014
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