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The clinical aspects of chronic bronchitis and emphysema are well presented in this monograph. Dr. Marx has combined a well-selected review of the literature with his own considerable experience in the Universitats Klinik, Marburg to develop his concepts. He considers, in great detail, possible causes of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The case studies cited are concise and illustrate the broad spectrum of these diseases. Cor pulmonale is discussed well, although the reviewer questions the utility of ganglionic blocking agents and serpasil in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary physiology and function testing are considered in reasonable depth. The illustrations, especially
Lungenemphysem und Bronchitis. Pathophysiologie Klinik, Therapie.. Ann Intern Med. ;59:587. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-4-587_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(4):587.
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