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November 1969

Progress in Pediatric Radiology: Gastrointestinal Tract, vol 2.

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Am J Dis Child. 1969;118(5):809-810. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1969.02100040811035

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The importance of Progress in Pediatric Radiology lies not so much in the advances in this field, as it does in the introduction of an international group of authors to those of us who rarely wander from our own familiar journals. The approach is often different, the bibliographies are fascinating, and the total effect is thought-provoking.

The journal is directed primarily to radiologists; much material is outside the immediate interest of the pediatrician. However, the articles on ingested foreign bodies, particularly the paper of D. Pellerin et al, from the Hôpital des Enfants Malades in Paris, provide a massive experience and a reasoned approach to the conservative management of this frequent pediatric problem. The review of the biliary system by H. Nahum et al again confirms the dismal prognosis of biliary atresia, but many of the more remedial problems are discussed in detail. The short article by J. Sutcliffe describes

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