Art From The Sacred To The Profane: East and West by Frithjof Schuon PDF

By Frithjof Schuon

This version of popular thinker Frithjof Schuon's writings as regards to paintings, chosen and edited by means of his spouse Catherine Schuon, comprises over 270 photographs-200 colour and 70 black and white. Keith Critchlow writes, "This appealing publication . . . has the broadest insurance of any of the books on paintings that this author has visible in 40 years of training artwork and architecture." Frithjof Schuon, the key consultant of the traditionalist university of proposal, provides the common ideas and standards with which to parent sacred from profane paintings, and standard from basically "religious" paintings. He then offers with the non secular value of the creative productions of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Far-Eastern international. additionally coated are the themes of attractiveness and the experience of the sacred, the crafts, poetry, song, dance, gown, and atmosphere.

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Parametric digital coronary arteriograms under baseline (left) and hyperemic (right) conditions are depicted for a normal right coronary artery in the RAO projection. 24 31, 32). This problem has lead to interest in using the digital arteriogram to measure coronary flow or flow reserve directly. Much recent work is based upon the film-based videodensitometric approaches of Rutishauser et al. and Smith et al. who used selective and aortic root injections to determine absolute coronary blood flow (33-36).

Clearly, however, even with maximal stimulation, flow reserve, as a physiological parameter, has significant limitations which must be considered during individual coronary artery assessment. It is hoped that radiographic methods capable of measuring absolute coronary flow during routine catheterization may be developed. This would prove useful for differentiating epicardial arterial stenosis from the many other causes of abnormal flow reserve. Within these limitations, our laboratory has found the parametric imaging approach to measuring flow reserve helpful for the assessment of: individual coronary artery disease severity, the efficacy of coronary angioplasty and bypass surgery, and ischemia in patients without coronary artery disease.

Instantaneous flow response and regional distribution during coronary hyperemia as measures of coronary flow reserve. Am J Cardiol 33, 1974: 87-94. 10. Heintzen PH, Brennecke R, Bursch JH, Hahne HJ. Lange PE, Moldenhauer K. Onnasch D, Radtke W: Quantitative analysis of structure and function of the cardiovascular system by roentgen-video-computer techniques. Mayo Clin Proc 57, 1982: 78-91. 11. Digital Imaging in Cardiovascular Radiology. Heintzen PH, Brennecke R (Eds): Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, New York, 1983.

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