It is impossible to do justice to this far-ranging volume in a short review. The eighth in a series of monographs dealing with "Major Problems in Clinical Surgery," edited by J. Engleburt Dunphy, this book is both informative and readable. The authors have reviewed their combined experience in the vast amount of material found at the Mayo Clinic. Although in general agreement on all major considerations, there are some differences of opinion in the management of certain lesions of the bowel. These differences have been allowed to remain in print, and they enhance the value of the book.
Section 1 is an exhibit of excellent color photographs of anorectal lesions, taken mostly via the proctoscope, and in color and clarity are a credit to the publisher. Section 2 categorizes polyps of the intestine into diminutive, intermediate, and large size types. The 150-page presentation is a sound, clinical exposition of the