First published in 1936, as the second edition of 1933 original, this book was written to provide a radiological study of the digestive tract's anatomy, physiology and pathology. Illustrative figures, detailed appendices and a bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in anatomy, physiology and the history of medicine.
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- Date Published: April 2015
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107494909
- length: 502 pages
- dimensions: 254 x 178 x 26 mm
- weight: 0.86kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of illustrations
Part I. Technique:
1. Routine and technique
2. Technique of screening, palpation and reporting
3. Radiological risks and their avoidance
Part III. The Radiographic Examination of the 'Normal' Gastro-Intestinal Tract:
4. The value of the opaque meal
Section 1. Anatomy:
5. The stomach: some anatomical considerations
6. The factors influencing the form and position of the stomach
7. Effects of posture and respiration on other viscera
8. The mobility and adaptability of the viscera
9. The diaphragm
Section 2. Physiology:
10. The normal mechanism of swallowing
11. The oesophagus and stomach
12. The intestines
Part III. Pathology:
13. The oesophagus
14. The diaphragm
15. Gastric, duodenal and jejunal ulceration
16. New growth of the stomach and duodenum
17. Other conditions of the stomach and duodenum
18. The small and large intestine
19. The gall-bladder
Appendix I. The organisation and equipment of an x-ray department
Appendix II. The radiation risks of the roentgenologist
Appendix III. Note on secondary rays
Appendix IV. Note on the effects of posture on the blood supply to the abdomen
Appendix V. International recommendations for x-ray and radium protection
Appendix VI. The legal ownership of x-ray films
Appendix VII. The photographic method of estimating exposure to x-rays
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