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Thirty contributors, in addition to the three editors, have written this interesting book which differs from traditional texts. At the outset it is made clear that the book is clinically oriented and the authors intend to identify clinical issues and areas of controversy or incomplete knowledge. This goal is achieved.
Some unusual topics are included. Cranial nerve and brain neurovascular compression syndromes are not usually considered vascular diseases; hypertension, while so considered by some, is also not widely accepted as a vascular disease. The chapters on these topics are, however, well done and worth reading.
The chapters on thrombogenesis, actions
Diseases of Blood Vessels.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:487. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-3-487_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(3):487.
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