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Dr. Schoop has written a primer in the field of disorders of the peripheral vessels, more particularly the arteries, directed primarily at the practitioner. He illustrates this self-imposed limitation well by pointing out that occlusion of the common carotid artery can be diagnosed by simple clinical procedures such as palpation or auscultation, but occlusion of the internal carotid requires more specialized procedures and is therefore no longer part of the "clinical" angiology with which he is concerned in this monograph.
The subject has been divided into a short discussion of the etiology and pathogenesis of the peripheral angiopathies and their
Angiologie-Fibel.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:192. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-1-192_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(1):192.
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