A Radiological Study of its Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
List of illustrations; Introduction; 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; Bibliography; Authors' index; General index.