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Book Review

Fellowship of Surgeons

Book Review

Colloquia on Ageing, Vol. 4. The Lifespan of Animals

Book Review

Haemopoiesis. Cell Production and Its Regulation. Ciba Foundation Symposium

Book Review

Cutaneous Manifestations of the Reticuloendothelial Granulomas

Editorial

WHAT IS THE COURSE OF UNTREATED HYPERTENSION

In Memory

In Memoriam Dr. Milton M. Hattaway 1911-1961

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Original Article

Light Coagulation in the Treatment of Retinal Disease

The authors describe their experiences with a relatively new method of coagulation by light. It has its uses in retinal detachment, chorioretinitis and in the treatment of intraocular tumors in some circumstances.

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Advances in the Surgery for Deafness

Much has been heard in recent years about operations to improve hearing in patients deafened as a result of otosclerosis. The author reviews these in light of his own results.

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Granuloma Annulare

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Cesarean Section: A Six Year Review

The authors have reviewed the indications for cesarean section and results over a six year period.

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Primary Myoglobinuria and Exercise-Induced Secondary Myoglobinuria: A Report of 7 Cases Seen at an Army Basic Training Center

No doubt this condition is more frequent than recognized. Though in its subclinical forms it may be of no significance, when it rises above the clinical horizon it should be recognized for what it is, for analysis, reassurance and for advice as to prophylaxis.

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Where Are the Early Carcinomas of the Prostate?

The authors point to the dilatory efforts of the medical profession in the early diagnosis of the malignancy that stands second in the cause of death from cancer. They suggest means of stimulating interest among doctors in this curable disease.

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Angiography by Brachiovertebral and Temporal Arterial Catheter

By direct arterial catheterization, angiography of cerebral vascular supply is successful. The authors summarize their results with this technic.

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Recognition and Management of Depressive Reaction

The belief is expressed that the depressive reaction is too frequently missed by the attending physician. The psychodynamics are described for an understanding of the condition leading to proper management.

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A Ten Year Experience with Cesarean Section in a 50 Bed Hospital

By contrast to the two preceding papers, this one makes comparisons by considering the experiences of a small community hospital in the area of cesarean section.

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The Clinical Usefulness of the Serum Leucine Aminopeptidase

The value of serum levels of this enzyme in diagnosis has been a matter of controversy. The studies of these authors again demonstrate its nonspecificity.

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Cerebral Mucormycosis

Attention is called to an unusual syndrome of fungal infection in the diabetic, especially one in acidosis. The fatal outcome upon its cerebral invasion is emphasized.

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Patients with Four or More Cesarean Sections: Second Series

The authors have made a second study of multiple cesarean sections and the results of such. The multiple section does not seem to enhance morbidity or mortality.

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Perforation and Inflammation of Diverticula of the Colon Secondary to Long-Term Adrenocorticosteroid Therapy for Bronchial Asthma and Pulmonary Emphysema

The author points to complications in the gastrointestinal tract attendant upon steroid therapy other than the commonly recognized complicating peptic ulceration.

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Erythroblastosis Fetalis from the Obstetrician’s Viewpoint

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Post-Tonsillectomy Analgesia: A Double-Blind Study Comparing Pentobarbital, Codeine and a Placebo

There has been controversy concerning the effectiveness of these medicaments in the postoperative control of pain. With controlled studies the authors find codeine a most effective means of preventing postoperative excitement, delirium and agitation.

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Management of Recurrent Intestinal Obstruction Due to Adhesions

Recurrent adhesions are a foregone conclusion subsequent to operations for adhesions and obstruction. To obviate these complications the author has used internal splinting for over a decade to obtain “controlled adhesions.”

Original Article

Untreated Hypertension

This review should be of great value to the physician interested in and treating hypertension. What is the natural course of the disease? This question must be in mind as he embarks on treatment. What is he to anticipate from treatment in long-term results? How will this be related to…

Original Article

Griseofulvin – A Sixteen Months Study

The effectiveness of an antibiotic orally upon fungal infection of the skin was an amazing demonstration. Though “cure” is not universal, control of infection is usual. Relapse is impossible to differentiate at present from reinfection.

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Treatment of Seborrhea Capitis and Associated Diseases

The author believes there is an increase in the incidence of hair loss of the scalp in women especially. A number of causes related to current care of the hair are considered as well as prevention and treatment.

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A Few Remarks on Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Surgery

The author analyzes the inter-relationships of physical medicine, rehabilitation and orthopedic surgery. The orthopedic surgeon actually fathered the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, since he used physical methods in the treatment of patients having musculoskeletal disease years before physical medicine and rehabilitation became a specialty.

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News

25 Years Ago

Sickle-Cell Anemia: A New Cause of Cor Pulmonale