HUGO ROESLER, M.D.
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Errors in cardiovascular roentgen interpretation are due mostly to the following reasons: Insufficient knowledge of the theoretical and applied physical principles of the roentgen-rays; insufficient knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology of the cardiovascular system; and deficiency in the technical outfit and procedures.
Facts which pertain to the roentgenological study may not be registered and therefore the first part of the report, which should contain all findings, is inadequate. Or facts are registered but interpreted erroneously and therefore the second part of the report, which should contain the conclusions, is inadequate.
The limitations of the roentgenological method permit one to
ROESLER H. ERRORS IN CARDIOVASCULAR ROENTGEN-RAY INTERPRETATION(ERRORS IN CARDIOVASCULAR ROENTGEN-RAY INTERPRETATION*). Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:299–305. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-3-299
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(3):299-305.
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