Issue - Southern Medical Association

Announcement

Awards of the Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis Report of a Case with Autopsy Findings

Case Report

Calcified Auricular Cartilages in Addison’s Disease

Case Report

Criteria for Avoiding Transseptal Cardiac Catheterization in the Diagnosis of Left Atrial Myxoma

Case Report

Post-stenotic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery Simulating Aortic Aneurysm

Clinical Brief

Selection of Hearing Aid in the Otolaryngologist’s Office

Editorial

MALNUTRITION TODAY

Original Article

Radium Revisited – A Return to Fundamentals in Overcoming Problems of Malposition and Exposure

The author describes his modification of, and its advantages over the older and commonly used methods of applying radium for the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix.

Original Article

The Influence of Thioridazine upon Urinary Gonadotropin Excretion

Amenorrhea and breast secretion are not unusual among patients being treated with phenothiazines. This study demonstrated the lowering effect of such drugs upon the levels and excretion of human pituitary gonadotropin.

Original Article

Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Clinical Dermatology

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds From The University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Acute Psychotic Reactions to Aqueous Procaine Penicillin

The American literature has not recognized this type of reaction to the form of aqueous penicillin which is being used with increasing frequency in the treatment of gonorrhea. The reaction is not “allergic” but rather is probably related to the intravascular leakage of the procaine compound. No residua remain after…

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Congenital Agammaglobulinemia A Review

The last decade has seen marked strides in the understanding of the mechanism of immunity. Before the availability of antibiotics, little was learned about this subject because those with intrinsic abnormalities in the ability to combat infection died. This paper reviews current knowledge of the deficiency in immunoglobulins and their…

Original Article

Arteriographic Evaluation of Soft Tissue Masses

The authors illustrate the advantages of evaluating soft tissue masses by arteriography. Valuable clues may thus be obtained for diagnosis, biopsy and how best to manage the clinical problem.

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Clinical Experience with Mitral and Aortic Valve Prostheses

The authors review their experiences with the replacement of valves by prostheses of one type or another. They have found that improvement in operative management and increasing technical experience have had a favorable effect on their mortality rate. However, they demonstrate that the death rate remains high for valve replacements,…

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The Development of Sexual Identification

Though the average physician of many years experience senses what is the gist of this paper, it is almost certain that he would be unable to express these thoughts in any organized fashion. The author in simple terms follows the step by step evaluation of an adult's concept of his…

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Treatment of Orbital Deformity by Silicone Injection

The author has described a method of augmenting the tissue in the orbit. Since the Food and Drug Administration has ruled an injected substance to be a drug, this material can not be used in injectable form. Though work with this experimental treatment cannot be continued at the moment, its…

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Simplification of Cataract Surgery

The author makes a plea for simplified technics and care for the patient who needs a cataract extraction.

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Measurement of Retinal Artery Blood Pressure During Anesthesia in Children

The authors believe this method of investigation gives excellent clues to the state of the cerebral circulation.

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The Acute Abdomen in the Preschool Child

The authors emphasize the difficulties in the diagnosis of acute abdominal diseases of childhood. They develop the management of such conditions and the circumstances which should lead to operation.

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Treatment of Disk Lesions of the Lumbar Spine by Intradisk Injections of Enzymes

Because of the unsatisfactory results in the treatment of the syndrome of lumbar disk disease, the search continues for other methods of treatment. The newest is the injection of one of several substances into the herniated disk. The authors detail their results with this method.

Original Article

Clinical Experiences with Diallyl-Nor-Toxiferine and the Curare Antidote Galanthamine

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Dysphagia as the Initial Symptom of Tetanus: Treatment with Toxoid

Actually dysphagia is not too rare a symptom in tetanus, though its diagnosis may be dubious until trismus develops. The author emphasizes rapid immunization by early injections of tetanus toxoid.

Original Article

Gram-Negative Septic Shock The New Approach

Shock resulting from infection by gram-negative organisms is accompanied by a very high mortality rate. In recent years much experimental work has gradually unravelled the several abnormal physiologic aspects which result in shock. The authors review these and the therapeutic regimen which has been built to combat this clinical syndrome.

Original Article

Rehabilitation Following the Cerebral Vascular Accident

In an aging population, “stroke” assumes an ever increasing prominence as a cause of disability. The salvaging of functional abilities to whatever degree becomes a duty of every physician and he will need to enlist the rehabilitation team in this effort.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

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The Practicing Psychoanalyst and His Work With Adolescents

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Knock on Any Door

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Caring for the Adolescent in General Practice

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Adolescent Girls in Upper Middle Class American Families

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The Adolescent and His Problems in Our Day and Time