Issue - Southern Medical Association

25 Years Ago

Splenectomy in Treatment of Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

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Awards of the Southern Medical Association

Do you know of a deserving member of Southern Medical Association whom you would like to nominate for one of the following Awards? If so, you are requested to complete the required forms for nomination at your earliest convenience. These awards will be presented to the recipients at the Fifty-Fifth…

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

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Come to Big “D” … 55th Annual Meeting

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Fun…Mexico 55th Annual Meeting Postconvention Tour

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Topical Acne Therapy

The authors have shown that the general measures usually used in the treatment of acne, and the personal interest of the attending physician, are the factors most responsible for improvement of acne, rather than mixtures of drugs of one type or another applied locally.

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Correlative Study of Pathologic and Cytologic Specimens in Carcinoma In Situ of the Cervix

The study again emphasizes the value of cytologic studies in the diagnosis of cancer of the cervix. It also points up the place of biopsy and conization for definitive diagnosis and prognosis.

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Leiomyoma of the Esophagus An Unusual Smooth Muscle Tumor

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Glaucoma Family Study: One Year Follow-Up

The authors demonstrate the familial tendency to the development of glaucoma. They emphasize the spontaneous improvement in intraocular tension which may occur in the early stage and advise re-examination periodically, especially in those with a family background of the disease.

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Prophylactic Trachelectomy of Cervical Stump Two Hundred and Twelve Cases

A surprising number of women do not know that even up to not many years ago, the cervix was left behind in the belief that better repair was feasible with the cervical stump in place. The stump is a potential area of the development of a malignancy, and thus trachelectomy…

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Urinary Tract Infections of Childhood

In the management of infections of the urinary tract in children, conservative measures usually suffice in their control. This is especially true in the girls. Surgical treatment is at times required in the treatment of infection in boys.

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The Role of Fantasy in Adolescent Medicine

The background for psychomatic complaints in the adolescent patient can often be identified through an analysis of the fantasics of the youngster. Dependent upon the defenses, one may arrive at a diagnosis of a psychosis as against a psychoneurosis.

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Twelve Months’ Experience in Anesthesia in a 300 Bed General Hospital

Good medical practice demands well-kept records. In general, slipshod practice goes hand in hand with slipshod records. Good records point the path to better diagnosis and offer a reminder of errors or inadequacies in management and therapy. The authors have set an example which might well be emulated by others,…

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Flexor Tendon Grafting

The author sets the circumstances for successful repair of tendons in injury to the distal portion of the palm and the proximal phalanx.

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Imperforate Anus

The proper classification of this lesion with relationship to degree of stenosis, fistula and anotomic interrelationships is essential to the choice of a definitive surgical attack.

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Advances in the Chemotherapy of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

The author reviews in general terms the management of tuberculosis currently acceptable.

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Industrial Medicine and Surgery from the Point of View of Insurance

This represents a good summing up of the philosophy of insurance as applied to current forms of health insurance or to Workmen's Compensation.

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Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery

The advances in the recognition of occlusive cerebrovascular disease and its treatment have been well documented. At this stage of knowledge we must keep in mind the warning of a student of this subject (Millikan): “Atherosclerotic stenosis of extracranial vessels without symptoms is so common and the natural history of…

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Neurologic Manifestations in Cervical Spondylosis

Other than with the aid of myelography, radiographic differences between asymptomatic persons and those having symptoms above the age of fifty years are far from certain. The history and the examination must establish the diagnosis of impingement upon the cervical spinal roots.

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Management of Exstrophy of the Urinary Bladder by Primary Closure

Case Report

Progressive Arteriosclerosis Presentation of a Case

Case Report

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Following Abdominal Aortic Replacement A Case Report

This case report describes a recognized complication of aortic grafting. This should be kept in mind by physicians responsible for such patients following operation, since a lifesaving operation may be successful.

Editorial

PROPHYLACTIC USE OF COLCHICINE IN GOUT

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CIRCUMCISION AND CANCER

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Officers Southern Medical Association 1960-1961

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SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

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WELCOME TO DALLAS