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Accurate anatomic diagnosis in cardiology, always important for the care of the cardiac patient, becomes more critical as technics in cardiac surgery improve. As in other disciplines, new radiologic methods for more precise study of the cardiovascular system have been developed. Dr. Cooley and Dr. Sloan have produced a fine book extensively covering radiologic features of the heart and great vessels.
The sections discussing technics are especially rewarding. Methods of angiocardiography and the associated hazards receive considerable emphasis. All reported fatal reactions following angiocardiography are analyzed. This procedure enjoys a favored position in the book, and in the authors' hands
Radiology of the Heart and Great Vessels.. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:846–847. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-4-846_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(4):846-847.
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