The Spine, A Radiological Text and Atlas

William Martel
Arch Intern Med. 1962;110(6):928-929. doi:10.1001/archinte.1962.03620240110033.
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This textbook is an easily readable, yet relatively comprehensive, account of diseases which affect the spine. The roentgenographic features are emphasized, but frequent corre-latioinent pathologic and clinical manifestations. The organization of the book is the same as in the first edition. The first chapter deals with the normal spine. This is followed by chapters on malformations;nital, endocrine, or metabolic disturbances; inflammatory, degenedegenerative, and noxious diseases; neoplasms; traumatic lesions; intervertebral disc abnormalities; diseases of the spinal cord and meninges, and hematohematopoireticuloendotheliales. Many sections were revised including those on embryology, radiological anatomy, and myelography.ations are excellent, and many new ones have been added. Dr. Epstein successfully incorporates much of his own experience into the discussionsh are replete with references to the recent literature. His wide experience in the field of myelography is reflected in the excellence section. It is unfortunate that the text does not include a discussion of the more significant


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