WENDELL G. SCOTT, A.B., M.D.; SHERWOOD MOORE, M.D.
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Until recently the fluoroscope has been the only clinical means for routinely investigating the functional movements of an organ or structure. Frequently these movements are so small and quick that they cannot be accurately registered by the eye. The crystals of barium-platino-cyanide in the fluoroscopic screen produce a "lag" and "afterglow" which make it impossible to observe accurately fast movements. Furthermore, the only records of such studies are the subjective notes of the observer. Attempts to determine the time occurrence of related movements are very difficult, particularly in roentgenoscopy of the heart. Cinematography is now possible but the procedure is
SCOTT WG, MOORE S. ROENTGENKYMOGRAPHY: ITS CLINICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL VALUE IN THE STUDY OF HEART DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:306–329. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-3-306
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(3):306-329.
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