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The Digestive Tract
A Radiological Study of its Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology


  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107494909

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  • 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
    Authors' index
    General index.

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