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The senior author, a surgeon, states in the introduction that he intended to write a manual summarizing physiologic, clinical, roentgenologic, and operative aspects of congenital and acquired diseases of the aorta and the great vessels. At the same time, he aimed at "producing a work in which a physician or surgeon concerned with angiology would be able to orient himself rapidly and use as a reference source for specialized topics or problems." These goals would seem excessively ambitious, if not inconsistent. His collaboration with an internist and radiologist has indeed produced an impressive collection of anatomic, physiologic, biophysical, therapeutic, and
Aorta und Grosze Arterien. Pathophysiologie, Klinik, Röntgenologie und Chirurgie.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:454–455. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-2-454_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(2):454-455.
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