This book, in the spirit of a Festschrift, is dedicated to Prof. Ladislav Syllaby, professor of the "Karlova Universita" in Prague, on the occasion of his sixtieth anniversary.
The book contains forty-nine articles written by his pupils and friends in various European countries. At the end of the book there is a bibliography of the writings of Syllaby and his pupils.
The following are some of the important topics taken up in this book: Cytomorphologic Examination of Blood in Patients with Schizophrenia, by G. Altschuller and O. Janota; Diagnosis of Active Tuberculosis by Means of Fixation Reaction, by J. Jedlicka; Relation Between Lipocytal Coefficient and Osmotic Resistance of Erythrocytes, by V. Jedlicka; Comparative Study of Subcutaneous Fat and of Bone-Marrow Fat, by B. Kadlec; Medical Treatment of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer, by H. MacLean; Posterior Cervical Lymphatic Syndrome in Cases of Chronic Cervical Arthritis, by J. A. Barre.