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Training in the medical specialties should afford students opportunities for advanced study in appropriate basic sciences. In radiology these should include anatomy and pathology. This masterful and scholarly work would be an appropriate text for such postdoctoral study of abdominal anatomy.
The proper understanding of clinical and radiologic sequelae of intraabdominal pathologic processes lies in the knowledge of organ relationships. Dr. Whalen presents these clearly and precisely and emphasizes anatomic aspects that have clinical and radiologic significance. His approach, which stresses sectional anatomy, is particularly relevant in view of the growing importance of ultrasonography and computerized axial tomography. The correlation
Radiology of the Abdomen. Anatomic Basis.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:501. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-4-501_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(4):501.
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