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Roentgen Diagnosis of Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract

JAMA. 1946;130(16):1193. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870160139023.
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Roentgen examinations are an integral part of the satisfactory examination of patients, particularly when gastrointestinal complaints are encountered. Therefore a practical manual that offers assistance to the general practitioner and the medical student is always welcomed. Many of the needs are met in this small, readable and well illustrated volume on the common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. An introductory chapter on the general features of a roentgen examination of the alimentary tract is replete with sound advice drawn from the author's long experience in the field. Suggestions that will aid in the clarification of defects of the gastrointestinal tract are given, while uncertain and unreliable methods are dismissed with the simple explanation that they have not proved of value in the author's experience. There are separate chapters on the examination and roentgen findings of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, appendix, rectum, anus and combined lesions of

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