Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOK RECEIVED

Book Review

Symposium on Glaucoma

Book Review

The Pharmacology and Clinical Use of Diuretics

Book Review

The Law of Medical Pratice

Book Review

Clark’s Applied Pharmacology

Book Review

Neurological Complications of Lymphomas and Leukemias

Book Review

Rehabilitation Medicine

Book Review

Sex Perversions and Sex Crimes

Book Review

Surgery of the Foot

Book Review

A Short Practice of Surgery

Book Review

Pioneer Surgeons of the Woman’s Hospital

Book Review

The Sexual Criminal – A Psychoanalytical Study

Book Review

Glaucoma

Book Review

The Clinical Examination of Patients with Organic Cerebral Disease

Case Report

Sickle Cell Hemoglobin-C Disease Treated by Splenectomy

Case Report

Edathamil (EDTA) Therapy of Interstitial Calcinosis

Case Report

Ventricular Aneurysm

With more patients having had a severe myocardial infarction and subsequent recovery, the rare lesion of ventricular aneurysm may be encountered more often in the coming years. Of particular interest is the surgical attack, feasible in some instances, upon this lesion.

Editorial

VENEREAL DISEASE CONTROL AND THE PRIVATE PRACTITIONER

Editorial

VESICOURETERAL REGURGITATION

Announcement

INTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Original Article

Roentgen Demonstration of Nonopaque Ureteral Calculi

About one out of ten ureteral calculi is nonpaque. Such stones, therefore pose a diagnostic problem both to the clinician and radiologist. Any aid which can be given may be essential in diagnosis. This paper considers the radiologic diagnosis.

Original Article

The Management of Skeletal Fractures in the Patient with a Head Injury

Automobile accidents by their very nature often cause severe and multiple injuries. The authors emphasize the need for proper care of the severe injuries, other than those of the musculoskeletal system, first, and postpone treatment of most of the skeletal to a later time after the physical state of the…

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Tuberculosis of the Mesenteric and Retroperitoneal Lymph Nodes Simulating Neoplasm

Tuberculosis of the infra-abdominal lymph nodes is usually not considered in today's diagnoses in abdominal disease. That it still occurs is shown by the cases reported here.

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Hereditary Spherocytic Anemia A Clinical Report of 11 Splenectomies in One Family with an Appended Family “Tree”

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Tetanus Protection

The efficacy of immunization against tetanus with the toxoid has been firmly established more than two decades ago. Yet the tetanus mortality rate in the South lags far behind that of other areas of the country. Until something is done about this in our area the statistics probably will not…

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Prosthetics in the Surgical Repair of the Sound Conduction Mechanism and the Middle Ear Cavity

The author describes his technics in tympanoplasty and tuboplasty.

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A New Type of Water Dermatitis in Louisiana

A number of causes of “creeping eruption” are known and recognized in the southern states. However, one indigenous to the Louisiana swamps, though spoken of in colloquial terms by the residents of the area, has not been recognized as an entity until now. The authors describe Strongyloides myopotami, from the…

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Studies on Fat Mobilization During Acute States of Arousal

Most physicians have an unclear concept of just where fat fits into the metabolic scheme and often think of fat stores as more or less deposits of inert tissue. Current studies indicate an intimate relationship between the autonomic nervous system and the mobilization and storage of fat.

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Diabetes and Carcinoma of the Pancreas

The incidence of carcinoma of the pancreas in diabetics has long been known to be higher than in the population at large. This lesion should be suspected if weight loss appears in spite of satisfactory regulation of the diabetes. Diabetes developing in a middle-aged person who has no family history…

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A Newer Concept in the Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injuries and Paralysis

The author describes the use of the exponential current as an adjunct in the treatment of denervated muscle.

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Acute Gout During Chlorothiazide Therapy

The possible elevation of levels of serum uric acid by chlorothiazide has been recognized. The precipitation of acute episodes of gout in the predisposed individual has been demonstrated in the two cases reported here.

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The Physiatrist as a Physician and as an Administrator

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Scintillation Scanning of the Liver

This paper calls attention to a new method of obtaining both anatomic and physiologic facts about the liver. Refinements of this technic may well permit the development of a valuable diagnostic tool.

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Fractures of the Forearm in Adults

To get a good functional result in fractures of both bones of the forearm, open reduction and fixation by plate or intramedullary nail seem to offer the best results in terms of few instances of nonunion and synostosis.

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Studies of Lipid Absorption and Utilization in Normal and Pathologic Conditions

Electron microscopy is a tool which permits visual exploration of the inner structure of the cell. With its application more is being learned concerning intracellular physiologic processes, and by contrast pathologic processes as well.

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Hemorrhoidectomy Causes and Prevention of Unsatisfactory Results

The unsatisfactory results of hemorrhoidectomy are entirely too high, and of course are due to improper technic or an inadequate operation. The author estimates such results as occurring in some 20 per cent of cases subsequently seen by him. He outlines the common errors made which lead to unsatisfactory postoperative…

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Management of Abdominal Aorticoiliac Aneurysms Associated with Occlusive Arterial Disease A Study of 31 Operative Cases

Morbidity and mortality rates are clearly higher when the surgeon is dealing with a patient who has, in addition to an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta, occlusive vascular disease distal to the aneurysm. He needs to give especial thought to certain items in the surgical management of these patients if…

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Treatment of Discrepancy in Leg Length

The problem of management of a difference in the length of one lower extremity in a growing child is difficult. It involves the estimation of anticipated growth, and measures to retard growth on the healthy side. This requires discrimination.

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The Rationale of the Physiatric Management of Arthritis: Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis and Marie-Strümpell Arthritis

The disabilities attendant upon progression of the several forms of arthritis may be at least partially controlled by continued and proper methods of physiotherapy. It must be begun before permanent changes minimize the possible benefits.

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