Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Chest X-ray Diagnosis

Book Review

Basic Surgical Skills

Book Review

Multiple Neurofibromatosis

Book Review

Operative Technic in Specialty Surgery

Book Review

Complications of Regional Anesthesia

Book Review

Histamine – Its Role in Anaphylaxis and Allergy

Book Review

Metabolism, Pharmacology and Therapeutic Uses of Gold Compounds

Book Review

The Relief of Symptoms

Book Review

The Surgical Technic of Abdominal Operations

Book Review

Therapy of Fungus Diseases. An International Symposium

Book Review

Roentgen Interpretation of Fractures and Dislocations

Book Review

The Relationship Between Syringomyelia and Neoplasm

Book Review

Etiology of Chronic Alcoholism

Book Review

New Concepts in Surgery of the Vascular System

Case Report

Bilateral Renal Artery Thrombosis Without Aortic Involvement

Editorial

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

Editorial

THE ACCESSORY GLANDS OF THE MALE

Editorial

MEDICAL RESEARCH: A MIDCENTURY SURVEY

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Meeting Minutes

Southern Medical Association Minutes of Fiftieth (Golden Anniversary) Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C., November 12-15, 1956

Original Article

Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Cytology

Cytodiagnoses applied to material from the stomach or colon surely deserves much and careful study as an important potential aid in the early diagnosis of carcinoma.

Original Article

Multiple Therapy in Vaginitis with Gynben

The author reports good results in the treatment of vaginitis of whatever cause by use of a vaginal insert containing more than a half dozen ingredients. The results for a specific infection are difficult to evaluate in this type of therapy.

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Cortisone and Antibiotic Therapy in Resistant Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

It would seem that the anti-inflammatory effect of cortisone favorably influences chronic pelvic inflammation. The addition of antibiotics offers protection against infection in face of the use of the hormone.

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Experiences with Quadricepsplasty

Quadricepsplasty may be useful to Increase the mobility of a knee of limited motion, as the result of past trauma or disease of the thigh and its structures.

Original Article

Treatment of Tibial Fractures by Multiple Medullary Wire Fixation

The author describes his use of Kirschner wires in treating fractures of the tibia.

Original Article

Laryngitis in Children

The author outlines the need for the otolaryngologist early in the course of laryngitis or obstruction of the larynx in children.

Original Article

Concerning Some Physiologic Responses to a Succinylcholine Chloride Antagonist: A Report with Specific Reference to BW51-212

The use of muscle relaxants may be accompanied by respiratory complications because of lessened pulmonary ventilation. As a result antagonists may be helpful aids.

Original Article

Treatment of Alopecia Areata with Intradermal Injections of Thiamine Chloride

The critical evaluation of the efficacy of treatment in a benign self-limited disease is difficult; especially so when it involves the use of a substance with which the patient is amply supplied in the average diet.

Original Article

Use of Dimethisoquin in Pruritic Dermatoses: A Three Year Study

This drug seems to be a very adequate anesthetic when used topically and has the advantage of being easily combined with other drugs.

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Management of Acute Head Injuries

With the manslaughter and maiming by motor accidents on the highways, head injuries may become the responsibility of many physicians, irrespective of specialty or general practice. A review such as this is appropriate reading for the practicing physician.

Original Article

The Case for Ultrasound

This is an evaluation of what is, and what is not known as to the effects of this form of energy. Certainly it can still be classified as experimental in the absence of concrete knowledge as to its clinical effect.

Original Article

Bacteriologic Studies of Keratitis

Trauma or degenerative conditions permit infection of the cornea and are practically essential to such infections. The authors include the first reported instances of corneal infection by certain fungi.

Original Article

Evaluation of a New Prefrontal Lobotomy Technic (Electrocautery)

Psychosurgery has found a place in the management of certain psychoses. The results with the use of a newer technic indicate that the undesirable side effects may be reduced.

Original Article

Early Feeding Program: Part II

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Fractures of the Tibial Shaft

The authors have reviewed the results of several types of management for fracture of the tibia, and the errors encountered in a group of patients treated by many different doctors.

Original Article

Radium Therapy of Cancer of the Head and Neck

The author describes his experiences with the use of low-intensity radium needles in the treatment of carcinomas arising from the skin or mucosa of the head and neck regions.

Original Article

Treatment of Seborrhea Capitis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, and Pyoderma with Sebizon

The authors present their results with the use of a sulfonamide in the treatment of a variety of skin diseases.

Original Article

The Proximal Fibula: Indications for Excision and Use

The authors indicate that the proximal end of the fibula may be removed with impunity without functional disturbance. They consider its use for bone grafting.

Original Article

A New Approach to Infant Feeding: The Use of Solid Foods and Three Meals a Day from Birth: Part I

These two papers report further on the early introduction of solid foods into the diet of the very young infant.

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