This volume of Cardiovascular Clinics contains contributions from many distinguished authorities. It is devoted to a series of clinical-pathologic correlations covering a variety of cardiovascular subjects including congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease, pulmonary disease, embolic phenomena, pericardial disease, atroventricular block, aneurysms, failure, myopathies, trauma, tumors, and rheumatic and collagen diseases.
Although the book is written by physicians primarily oriented toward pathology, the reader will be pleased to see frequent references to clinical aspects. The chapters are well written and the subjects are covered in a thorough manner. The reader is aided by the frequent use of tables that serve to organize the material.
The book contains some excellent photographs and illustrations that make it easy to grasp otherwise difficult material. For example, the chapter on congenital malformations of the aortic arch is greatly simplified by use of appropriate drawings. The same is true in several other chapters (pulmonary venous