Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

St. Louis Meeting Features Two “First Time” Symposia

Southern Medical Association is presenting two “first time” symposia at its Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, October 31-November 3, 1960. On Monday morning, October 31, the Symposium on Cerebrovascular Disease will be featured and on Thursday morning, November 3, the Symposium on Medical Economics. These symposia should offer…

25 Years Ago

Treatment of Chronic Arthritis

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Article

Correction of Hypospadias

The authors emphasize the important steps in the correction of this congenital anomaly. They have used steps from two classical procedures advanced in the past for this reconstructive surgery.

Article

Clinical Training for Public Health

Article

Pancreatic Replacement Therapy in Fibrocystic Disease: A Preliminary Report Concerning A New Pancreatic Extract

Anything which may be of assistance in the malabsorption associated with fibrocystic disease is welcome. The authors report their experiments with a new pancreatic extract.

Article

Laryngeal Strictures

Persons suffering from this lesion are not doomed to continued disability. There are reconstructive operations which may be applied successfully.

Article

The Use of Adjunctive Drugs in the Treatment of Diseases of the Urinary Tract

Article

Patterns in the Distortion of Scientific Method

The author reviews approaches used in the investigation of schizophrenia in the past. He warns of the dangers of distortion of apparent scientific methods by preconceived thoughts and ideas. This is an interesting historical review.

Article

The Camera in Proctology

Summary: This report brings into focus some of the difficulties of communication in proctology in the past, and spotlights a way to promote progress in proctology in the future. Today, cameras are available which are technically easy to use so any physician can photograph anorectal lesions. Since words are inadequate…

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Neurologic Manifestations of Sarcoidosis

In some one to five per cent of cases of sarcoidosis there is clinical evidence of involvement of the nervous system, more often of the cranial and spinal nerves. There are instances of meningeal invasion and tumor formation. Primary disease of the muscles may be encountered.

Article

Spondylolisthesis and Spondylolysis: A Clinicostatistical Report on 589 Cases Treated Over a Thirteen Year Period (1945 Through 1958)

The congenital nature of these lesions is discussed, as well as the modes of treatment. The author has had good results in the majority of patients treated surgically; though conservative treatment is always given a trial before operation.

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The Comparative Accuracy in Localization of Brain Tumors by Air Contrast Radiography, Angiography, and Electroencephalography

The localization of intracranial tumors still presents a problem in diagnosis. The electroencephalogram has been shown to be the most valuable screening method in the hands of these authors. Furthermore, its ease of repetition for diagnosis in suspected disease offers still a greater place in diagnosis.

Article

Roentgen Pelvimetry: A Precise Position Method

After reviewing the indications for x-ray pelvimetry and the deficiencies of current methods, the authors describe the advantages of their technic.

Book Review

Diseases of the Nervous System in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence

Book Review

The Clinical Evaluation of New Drugs

Book Review

The Child with Abdominal Pains

Book Review

Anastomoses Between the Leptomeningeal Arteries of the Brain

Book Review

A Manual of Electrotherapy

Book Review

Rudolph Matas History of the Louisiana State Medical Society

Book Review

Progressive Exercise Therapy in Rehabilitation and Physical Education

Book Review

Mitral Valvulotomy

Book Review

The Process of Aging in the Nervous System

Book Review

Acute Cardiac Pulmonary Edema

Book Review

Rheumatic Fever. Epidemiology and Prevention. Proceedings of a Seminar in Paris in 1956

Book Review

Therapeutic Electricity and Ultraviolet Radiation

Book Review

Neurology

Book Review

Basic Surgery

Book Review

The Surgical Treatment of Facial Injuries

Book Review

Synopsis of Treatment of Anorectal Diseases

Book Review

Neurology of Infancy

Book Review

Cancer of the Breast

Case Report

Stool Examinations in General Practice

Case Report

Improved Treatment of Infiltrating Bladder Tumors With Cobalt-60 in Nylon Sutures and P-32: A Co-ordinated Effort of Urologist, Pathologist, and Radiologist

The authors describe a technic of irradiation by the implantation of Co60 within the malignant tissue. The results appear good, and certainly without the complications associated with radical surgery and so unpleasant in the life of the patient.

Case Report

Mastoid Surgery in Chronic Otitis Media Without Creating a Mastoid Cavity

The author is applying newer surgical concepts to obtain better cosmetic results and to avoid morbidity in the surgical attack on chronic disease of the ear. The ultimate objective is conservation of hearing.

Case Report

Deanol in the Treatment of Angina Pectoris A Preliminary Report

Case Report

The Emotionally Disturbed Child: Problems Within the Family

That the development of a child is influenced by family environment is an unquestioned fact. The management of an unwholesome situation is an extremely difficult one. As the author shows, it is not as simple as removing the child from his environment. Treatment of the family situation is basic, if…

Case Report

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Treated by Fixation with Intramedullary Rod

Case Report

Congenital Patent Urachus

SummaryPatent urachus is a rare congenital anomaly, being observed only twice during the past 14 years at the USAF Hospital, Wiesbaden, Germany, during which time there were over 108,000 admissions to the hospital. The development, diagnosis, and treatment of congenital patent urachus have been discussed. Two previously unreported cases have…

Case Report

Adverse Effects of Sunlight on the Skin

The fetish of sun-bathing to attain a sun tan is not without hazard to the lightly pigmented Caucasian. The untoward effects of excessive exposure to sunlight have received deserving attention in this paper.

Case Report

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Its Place in Chronic Anemias

Summary1. A patient with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria is presented to emphasize the importance of an adequate history, physical examination and appropriate laboratory studies in the diagnosis of anemia, especially of this type.2. Paroxyasmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria produces a chronic normocytic anemia, of unknown etiology, though it is thought to represent an…

Case Report

The Aging Eye and Entoptic Phenomena

With an accumulation over the years of drawings of these phenomena as described by patients, the author provided a visual description for the listener of what the patient sees.

Case Report

Extrathoracic Aortic Shunt An Experimental Technic

SummaryExperiments on 4 animals show that all the blood passing through the descending aorta can be diverted to the outside of the body in the dog by means of a plastic shunt for periods up to one week.

Case Report

Parenteral Dexamethasone Phosphate in Allergy

The author is favorably impressed by the parenteral use of this steroid in acute manifestations of allergy.

Case Report

Acute Glaucoma Following Extraocular Surgery Despite Definitive Ocular Preventive Measures*

Here is a warning. In the patient having glaucoma and needing an operation of a general nature, medication preparatory to general anesthesia, as well as certain postoperative factors, may present a hazard in terms of acute glaucoma. Patients under these circumstances deserve the careful observation of an ophthalmologist.

Case Report

The Treatment of Poisoning in Children by Exchange Transfusion A Review of the Literature and Report of a Case*

Editorial

Milk Intolerance – Clinical Evaluation

Editorial

THE EFFECT OF RADIANT ENERGY

Announcement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Announcement

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Announcement

The Headquarters Office

This is the last of a series of seven articles which have appeared in the Journal. They have been presented with the hope that members and friends of the Association may have become better acquainted with the objectives, activities and accomplishments of the Southern Medical Association.