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A symposium on the pericardium was held at Temple University in November 1967, and this useful monograph is composed of the individual presentations. I hope that it was well attended, since this important subject is frequently overlooked. It is pleasing to me to note that the first chapter considers the historical aspects; too frequently young physicians do not realize that much advance in knowledge can and has been made by those without modern instrumentation.
The editor has obviously made a valiant effort to avoid the usual result of combining essays from many authors in a single volume. He has separated
The Pericardium and Its Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. ;75:487. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-3-487_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(3):487.
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