Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Traumatic Diaphragmatic Intrapericardial Hernia

Case Report

Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis Accompanied by Jaundice

Editorial

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS OF THE PANCREAS

In Memory

In Memoriam A. Clayton McCarly, MD 1897-1963

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Bell’s Palsy – Prognosis and Treatment

This is a distressing condition and of great worry to the affected person. Everything possible should be done to enhance return of function. The author outlines his system of management.

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Dietary Fat and Heart Disease

Here is a penetrating analysis of a topic too publicized to the laity and inadequately evaluated by members of the profession. It provides interesting and enlightening reading.

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The Norepinephrine Stores in Adrenergic Nerve Endings

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Urethroplasty for Stricture

Severe stricture of the urethra may demand surgical reconstruction of the passage. The authors describe their modifications of established technics to reduce the number of complications and to obtain satisfactory results more often.

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The Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Abscess Complicating Diverticulitis

The diagnosis of an abscess complicating diverticulitis may be difficult or impossible. However, drainage of the abscess found at laparotomy and resection of the affected segment of the colon have proven most successful in the author's cases.

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Massive Hemorrhage in Fractures of the Pelvis

The author has made a valuable contribution in calling attention to the serious nature of arterial blood loss in fractures of the pelvis and the need for immediate surgical intervention. He recommends ligation of the hypogastric artery if necessary, whose safety and efficacy has been established by gynecologists.

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The Increasing Incidence of Perforated Appendicitis

Appendicitis remains a disease of high morbidity, often as a result of delayed operation and resultant complications. There is altogether too great a delay in diagnosis.

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Nephro-Urography in the Diagnosis Of Hypertension A Preliminary Study

By his method, the author believes he can demonstrate earlier changes in renal function, thereby permitting an earlier surgical attack.

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Granulomatous Lesions Occurring at Site of Injections of Vaccines and Antibiotics

The authors describe an interesting series of patients who developed granulomas due to Myco. fortuitum at the site of injections of influenza vaccine in most instances, though also following other parenteral medications. The source of contamination could not be found.

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Blow-Out Fracture of the Orbit

A fracture of this type is quite readily overlooked, particularly if part of more general trouma to the face. It may be recognized at times only by the end complications of enophthalmos and diplopia. Diagnosis and treatment have been considered.

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New Food Uses and Product Development

The doctor is constantly being queried by patients about new additives to food, caloric content and the significance of “newer” fats. Much of this information is contained in this paper.

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Bedsores

This complication, particularly of chronic illness, is extremely difficult to manage. However, it can often be avoided by proper attention to nursing procedures. The doctor too often neglects important prophylactic measures.

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The Sex of Premature Infants with Hyaline Membrane Disease

There is a preponderance of male infants having hyaline membrane disease in premature infants delivered vaginally. The frequency is the same for both sexes in normal infants delivered vaginally and in the 1,000 to 1,500 Gm. groups. The differences between the sexes may be related to survival time.

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The Lumbar Ligamentum Flavum in Low Back and Sciatic Pain

Few studies have been made upon the pathologic changes in this anatomic structure. The author has made such a study, correlating it with the clinical manifestation of pain.

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Seromucous Otitis Media in Children

This is a relatively common condition which should be recognized and treated. Only thus may the child be spared irreversible loss of hearing, to plague him in later years.

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Studies on Alkaline Phosphatase Activity of Leukocytes in Various Diseases

This hematologic technic is applicable to the clinical laboratories of hospitals. It may be of assistance particularly in the diagnosis of polycythemia vera and chronic granulocytic leukemia.

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Pastoral Counseling in an Industrial Setting

Here is an account of an interesting experience of a clergyman as a counselor in a setting of industry.

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Mental Health Problems in Industry

As in other segments of the population, industry has its share of problems in mental health among its employees. A realistic and modern approach should be taken in meeting these disturbing factors in a work force.

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The Management of Complications of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children

The authors point to the hazards and complications which may accompany open reduction of such fractures or by the use of Bryant's traction. They strongly recommend conservative management in closed fractures of the femoral shaft in children.

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Treatment of Retinoblastoma by Fractional Intra-Arterial T.E.M. and X-Ray Therapy

The authors find that this combination of treatment not only extends life but salvages vision for the patient.

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Clinical Considerations in Segmental Renal Ischemia

Anomalous and aberrant renal arteries have been shown to be the cause of segmental ischemia. Management of such lesions is dependant upon good renal arteriography.

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