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Dr. van Went's book cannot be compared as it is the first of its kind in the field. It presents ultra-sound and ultra-short waves from the point of view of cell stimulation. How much is good for the type of disease? How much is good for the individual patient? Is the patient's resistance so far lowered that cell stimulus may be irreversible? Part one deals with ultra-sound. Part two covers ultra-short wave for hyperthermia and irradiation of the hypophysis. The last division deals with microwaves. All discussions are presented.
This review will concern itself chiefly with ultra-sound only because that
Ultrasonic and Ultrashort Waves in Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;42:1337–1338. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-6-1337_2
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