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The smallness of this book attests to the lack of knowledge of the diseases of the small bowel. It is apparent that this segment of the gastrointestinal tract has received less study than the remaining portions, which is perhaps due to its being more silent in its diseases than the rest. With the exception of complete obstruction of the small intestine, the symptoms produced by a pathological small bowel are far less dramatic than those of the stomach or colon.
On perusing this volume, it becomes evident that there is still much to be desired in roentgen examination of the
Radiologic Examination of the Small Intestine.. Ann Intern Med. ;23:280. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-2-280_1
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