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In the introduction the author indicates that his intentions were to be "descriptive rather than conclusive" and his aim was to aid in determining when roentgen cardiac examinations should be made and how they should be interpretated. Although it was predictable that the text was a fundamental treatise on essentials of practical roentgen elements, the descriptive analyses are extremely basic and suited to the medical student level. The analyses are oversimplified. Indications and contraindications of cardiac procedures are listed without much explanation. The progress of roentgenographic diagnosis in cardiology has been so rapid that many of the statements made, although
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Clinical Cardiac Roentgen Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:825. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-5-825_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(5):825.
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