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Clinical Brief

Effect of Propylthiouracil and I131 on Blood Pressures of Thyrotoxic Patients A Retrospective Study

Constitution and Bylaws

Constitution and Bylaws Southern Medical Association

Editorial

Coronary Disease – Its Emotional Impact

Meeting Minutes

MINUTES 60th ANNUAL MEETING of the SOUTHERN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Washington, D. C., November 14–17, 1966 PROCEEDINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COUNCIL

Meeting Minutes

Woman’s Auxiliary to the Southern Medical Association Minutes of the Forty-Second Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C., November 14–17, 1966

Original Article

The 5000-Year Search: An Informal History of the Art and Science of Medicine

Original Article

Rupture of Interventricular Septum Following Myocardial Infarction

This complication of myocardial infarction is being recognized quite commonly. The authors review the literature in respect to prognosis and treatment.

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Medical Grand Rounds From the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Cirrhosis of Liver In Infants and Children

This report concerns 22 cases of cirrhosis of the liver occurring in infants and children seen at one hospital in the mid South. The majority of the cases were on a postinfectious basis but several were due to congenital biliary atresia, the inspissated bile syndrome following erythroblastosis, and in two…

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Management of Withdrawal from Alcohol (Including Delirium Tremens)

Alcoholism is a major problem in the nation's health. Yet the medical profession generally avoids responsibility for its management, and most general hospitals refuse admission to such patients. Though the authors outline a detailed program of management for alcohol withdrawal, they emphasize that this is for guidance and not for…

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Ultrasonic Ablation of the Labyrinth in the Treatment of Endolymphatic Hypertension (Meniere's Disease)

After a definition and description of the disease, the authors review the several methods of management available. They then describe the use of ultrasound for destruction of the labyrinth.

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Psychopharmacologic Roulette

The author states that over a third of the prescriptions written in this country are for the psychodynamic drugs. Obviously but a small proportion of these prescriptions are written by psychiatrists, if for no other reason than their thin ranks. If this is true, why so many of these prescriptions,…

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Myelopathy Caused by Metastatic Spinal Epidural Neoplasms

The authors emphasize the need for considering laminectomy as a palliative measure in patients having evidence of involvement of the spinal cord from epidural metastases.

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Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma of the Peritoneum

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Fusion of the Ankle in Denervated Extremities

Operations for fusion of the ankles in denervated extremities carry the hazard of complications not anticipated if the nerve supply is intact.

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Atrial Fibrillation: Anticoagulation and Quinidinization

From studies in groups clinically comparable, it would appear that the combined use of quinidine and an anticoagulant represents a better management of atrial fibrillation than either one alone.

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Treatment of Carcinoma of the Face

Malignant lesions of the facial skin are common and if treated early should be unassociated with serious problems as regards life. However, their site at times, and neglected ones may pose surgical, functional and cosmetic aspects which involve thought and technical skill.

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Mediastinoscopy: A Valuable Diagnostic Procedure for the Evaluation of Lesions of the Mediastinum

The authors review the objectives and advantages of this procedure in diagnosis and in predicting prognosis. The use of local anesthesia represents the authors’ contribution to mediastinoscopy.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS