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Atlas of Roentgenographic Measurement

Atlas of Roentgenographic Measurement For years busily practicing radiologists have surrounded their film reading desks with framed or mounted illustrations, diagrams, and tables to which they could refer for specific information regarding the size, position, and other characteristics of various anatomic structures. The same practice has been followed by colleagues in other specialties who depend heavily on radiologic evidence in their work. A great service has been provided to both groups through the publication in one volume of some 56 classified groups of radiologic measurements for rapid and accurate reference. After a wisely included consideration of the distortion factor to be expected when analyzing roentgenograms, the subject matter has been divided into nine anatomic categories, the largest of which deals with the skeletal system. All types of measurement ( the location of the pineal body, the time of appearance of various skeletal ossification centers, the size of the heart, the length and caliber of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Atlas of Roentgenographic Measurement

JAMA , Volume 171 (9) – Oct 31, 1959

Atlas of Roentgenographic Measurement

Abstract


For years busily practicing radiologists have surrounded their film reading desks with framed or mounted illustrations, diagrams, and tables to which they could refer for specific information regarding the size, position, and other characteristics of various anatomic structures. The same practice has been followed by colleagues in other specialties who depend heavily on radiologic evidence in their work. A great service has been provided to both groups through the publication in one...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03010270108031
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Abstract

For years busily practicing radiologists have surrounded their film reading desks with framed or mounted illustrations, diagrams, and tables to which they could refer for specific information regarding the size, position, and other characteristics of various anatomic structures. The same practice has been followed by colleagues in other specialties who depend heavily on radiologic evidence in their work. A great service has been provided to both groups through the publication in one volume of some 56 classified groups of radiologic measurements for rapid and accurate reference. After a wisely included consideration of the distortion factor to be expected when analyzing roentgenograms, the subject matter has been divided into nine anatomic categories, the largest of which deals with the skeletal system. All types of measurement ( the location of the pineal body, the time of appearance of various skeletal ossification centers, the size of the heart, the length and caliber of the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 31, 1959

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