The Movements of the Intestines Studied by Means of the Roentgen Rays
by CANNON, W. B.
hardcover. fine. Reprinted from the American Journal of Physiology. Photographic illustrations. VI, 8vo, modern marbled boards with original wrappers bound in, unopened. Jan. 1, 1902. Fine. First Edition. Follow-up to The Movements of the Stomach, etc., but this time focusing on the intestines, by the pioneer in x-ray observation of the movements of the gastro-intestinal system. Cannon (1871-1945) was the first to discover that bismuth, which is opaque to x-rays, served admirably to bring out the contour of the stomach and intestines during activity. This work is the first radiological investigation of the intestines. (Inventory #: 278729)