Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Norethindrone with Estrogen as an Oral Contraceptive: A Preliminary Report

The item of interest here is the small effective dose of a progestogen in combination with a larger proportionate dose of an estrogen as compared to previous combinations used. Much more work will need to be done relative to optimal combinations, as well as careful observations of the side effects…

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The Management of Scoliosis by Spine Instrumentation: An Evaluation of More Than 200 Cases

The author describes his results in the continued use of an inlay metal support in an operation to fuse the spine for the treatment of scoliosis. He reviews the difficulties which may be encountered with such a technic as well as the advantages.

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Malignant Nephrosclerosis in the White and Negro Races

The authors again confirm the well-recognized impression that malignant nephrosclerosis follows a more rapid and severe course in the negro than in the white race. It still leaves the reader to speculate upon the reasons for this racial difference.

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Pigmented Villonodular Tenosynovitis

The author speculates about the origin or etiology of this lesion, and offers interesting thoughts in this regard.

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Renal Angiography

The authors present well selected examples to point up the diagnostic value of renal angiography in instances of both hypertension and in local disease.

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Tinea Nigra Palamris: An Endemic Focus?

The author's experience points to a possible endemic area for this fungal disease along the Gulf Coast.

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Rib Resection in the Treatment of Scoliosis

Rib resection to permit correction of scoliosis has been in use for some time. The author reconsiders this approach to the solution of a difficult problem.

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Intracath Embolus: A Rare Complication of Indwelling Catheters Used for Intravenous Therapy

This paper warns of hazards accompanying the use of intravenous catheters in treatment if meticulous attention is not given to the instructions for their use.

Case Report

Modern Concepts of the Management of Histaminic Cephalalgia

Case Report

Adenoma of Brunner’s Gland

Editorial

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Southern Society for Pediatric Research Fourth Annual Meeting Memphis, Tennessee–November 8–9, 1963

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Antihypertensive Drugs Evaluated in a Controlled Double-Blind Study

This study continues a long-term evaluation of antihypertensive drugs in comparison with the effects of a placebo, using a double-blind technic. A new antihypertensive drug has been introduced for evaluation.

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Surgical Treatment of Cancer of the Hypopharynx

The author has shown that the surgical attack on cancer of the hypopharynx is not so gloomy as in previous years. An aggressive surgical approach after an early diagnosis offers a satisfactory outlook to the patient.

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Clinical Evaluation of a New Contrast Medium for Excretory Urography

Pharmaceutical monufactures, in an attempt to improve upon older compounds, continue to introduce new products. Numerous studies are needed to assure the safety and efficacy of such new substances.

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

The authors emphasize that carcinoma of the oral area should lend itself to early diagnosis and thus early treatment. The results belie these assumptions. The attitude of both doctors and laymen is too gloomy with regard to radical treatment in the surgical attack. Results are much better in private patients…

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Surgical Management of Carcinoma of the Thyroid

The authors describe a “working” pathologic diagnosis of malignancy of the thyroid gland to assist in determining the extent of the surgical attack. the discuss the degree of radicalism indicated under several circumstances within the clinical and pathologic findings.

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The Surgical Management of Neoplasms in the Parotid Region

The authors emphasize the need for radical surgery in lesions of this region, if the “cure” rate is to be improved.

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Medical Grand Rounds From The University of Alabama Medical Center

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An Evaluation of Technics for Staining Fungi in Dermatologic Tissues