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Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEVIED

Book Review

Surgical Treatment of Bone and Joint Tuberculosis

Book Review

Russian-English Biological and Medical Dictionary

Book Review

Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue

Book Review

Medical Radiographic Technic

Book Review

The Mediastinum

Book Review

The Chemistry and Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis

Book Review

Psychotherapy by Reciprocal Inhibition

Book Review

The Treatment of Bronchial Neoplasms

Book Review

Chronic Illness in a Rural Area. The Hunterdon Study, Vol. III

Case Report

The Use of Electromyography Case Presentation

Case Report

A Unique Tumor of Vascular Origin Arising from the Chest Wall of a Newborn

Case Report

Gastric Carcinoma Following Successful Therapy for Primary Gastric Lymphosarcoma

Case Report

Abdominal Pregnancy at Term with Delivery of a Normal Living Infant

Editorial

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PULMONARY CANCER

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Announcement

Know your Southern Medical Association Its Insurance Program

Original Article

Volvulus of the Sigmoid Colon

From a small series of cases the authors deduce that sigmoidoscopic intubation, if successful, is usually followed by subsequent bouts of recurrent volvulus, and that resection is usually needed. They review the clinical picture.

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Clinical Observations on Newer Chemotherapeutic Agents

The experimental use of chemical substances in the treatment of neoplastic disease is going forward with increasing momentum as synthetic chemistry is offering new compounds. The search is for substances which, by influencing enzyme systems in cells, may be lethal to malignant cells.

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Chronic Urticaria as a Manifestation of the Stress Syndrome

The author speculates that chronic urticaria may be explained in some patients in terms of Selye's adaptation theory. It is an interesting thought which will need much testing by different observers.

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A New Antihistamine, Dimethpyrindene

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The Surgical Management of Congenital Glaucoma

Fortunately congenital glaucoma is a rare disease. Its prognosis, even with treatment, has been poor. However, in the recent past the outlook has improved by the introduction of goniotomy as a means of therapy.

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Report on a Follow-up Study of a Variety of Cases of Depression (365)

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Total Adrenalectomy for Advanced Carcinoma of the Breast: With a Report of Twenty-Five Additional Cases

Adrenalectomy as a means of palliation very frequently provides comfort for the woman having extensive metastatic disease from cancer of the breast. As yet there are no established criteria which aid in the selection of cases permitting a predictable outcome. It is still a matter of the individual surgeon’s choice.

Original Article

The Third Party

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A Survey of the Various Attitudes in the Relationship Between Psychiatry and Religion

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Management of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

The entity of inflammatory breast cancer is fortunately rare but offers some interesting thoughts on tumor-host interactions. The results of treatment by no means approach the success which is achieved in instances of carcinoma of the breast in general.

Original Article

Arthroplasties Using Compressed Ivalon Sponge

The authors report on further studies of the use of Ivalon sponge in arthroplasties. The use of compressed sponge has advantages over the uncompressed sponge used in former applications.

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Anusitis

The author urges the use of the term anusitis for a syndrome often miscalled by more common terms. He describes well the clinical picture, the causes and outlines the best management for this distressing condition.

Original Article

Cancer of the Mouth and Throat Therapy and Repair

The author considers the indications for operation in this group of lesions, the technics involved and the results obtained.

Original Article

Adjunctive Steroid Treatment of Colles’ Fractures: Results in 21 Cases

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Clinical Observations on Conjunctival Capillaries with Special Reference to Sickle Cell Disease (Preliminary Report)

The conjunctiva offers an excellent area for the study of small blood vessels and physiologic variations. Therefore these capillaries lend themselves to the study of disturbed physiology in sickle cell disease and effects of treatment.

Original Article

Treatment of Hematomas

The authors believe that treatment with direct low voltage current prevents discoloration in extravasations of blood, and when once this has occurred, recovery may be hastened.

Original Article

Pancreatitis

This is a concise review of the subject with an outline of diagnostic and therapeutic points for the busy doctor.

Original Article

Gastroscopic Appearance in Linitis Plastica

Commonly this lesion has been thought to progress slowly. These cases as reported are contrary to this thinking. Few gastroscopic descriptions have been documented. The authors describe their findings.

Original Article

Colonic Cleansing for Pyelography An Evaluation of a New Type of Enema

Though this new enema does not prepare the colon for barium enema, it does permit a higher percentage of satisfactory urograms.

Original Article

Indications, Limitations and Technic of Conization of the Cervix

The authors describe their technic of conization of the cervix and report their experience with the operation in diagnosis

Original Article

An Improved Method for Administering Electroshock Therapy

Treatment by electroshock is a well-established modality in the psychiatrists' therapeutic armamentarium. The author merely reviews some modern innovations.

Original Article

An Evaluation of Physical Medicine in the Treatment of Hemiplegic Patients

The author discusses what can be done in the rehabilitation of the hemiplegic patient, and the therapeutic approach to be used.

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History of Southern Medical Association Completed

Announcement

Southern Medical Leaders Meet for Kick-Off in St. Louis

Southern Medical News

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