Issue - Southern Medical Association

Announcement

SMA meets in Miami Beach this fall

Case Report

Isoproterenol Conversion of Tachyarrhythmia During Acute Myocardial Infarction

Case Report

Spigelian Hernia in a Child

Clinical Brief

Testape Tear Test: Quantitative Measurement of Lacrimation

Editorial

A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE

Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds From the University of Alabama Medical Center

Announcement

Milford O. Rouse, M.D. Outstanding Texas Physician to be Installed as AMA President

Original Article

A Reasoned Approach to Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children

Original Article

Hippocratic Proctology

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Vasculitis With or Without Panniculitis In Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma

Vasculitis of the subcutis and/or panniculus is commonly associated with systemic disease as a manifestation of autoimmunity. Its presence in instances of the diseases considered here raises interesting questions of pathogenesis. May mutant cells of the host act as an antigen to stimulate antibody response and thus autoimmunity?

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Common Skin Neoplasms of Domestic Animals

Tumors of animals have long had interest for the oncologist, pathologist, microbiologist and geneticist. Research in the pathogenesis of malignant diseases has had, upon occasion, its inception in veterinary medicine. This review should be of interest to those working in the field of neoplastic growth.

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Use of Neohydrin Scans and Roentgenograms in Evaluation of Renal Hypertension

The authors propose the correlation of renal blood flow and renal mass, by scanning injected Hg203 and roentgenographic determination of the renal area, to evaluate the cause of hypertension. They believe this may offer a method of selecting patients for the surgical treatment of hypertension.

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Current Surgical Management of Diverticulitis

The authors emphasize that an aging population will enhance the probability of the development of the dangerous complications which may accompany diverticulitis. They evaluate their experiences with the surgical management of diverticulitis, pointing to possibly an earlier surgical attack to avoid serious complications and multiple stage operations.

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Prostatic Cancer and Irradiation Its Possible Mode of Action and its Clinical Indication

Based upon biochemical and metabolic studies of prostatic cancer cells, the authors have arrived at a rationale of irradiation treatment of prostatic cancer as related to the differentiation or lack of differentiation of the malignant cells. This rationale has been borne out in experimental treatment.

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Bladder Neck Revision in Children Description of Technique

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Approaches to Narcotic Addiction In Private Practice

The author believes that norcotic addiction can be successfully treated in private practice and even on an ambulatory basis.

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Sex Seminars With Medical Students

In recent years educators both in psychiatry and gynecology have directed attention to the need for sex education in the medical curriculum to prepare the physician to counsel adequately in regard to sexuality. Education and clinical research in this sphere have lagged by two generations behind every other aspect of…

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Corneoscleral Lacerations and Their Management

The author evaluates the type of injury and the method of treatment as related to the ultimate prognosis in terms of vision. Prompt and adequate management is a basic factor in attaining good results.

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Posterior Dislocation and Posterior Fracture Dislocation of the Shoulder A Report of 25 Cases

These lesions may be overlooked quite easily. The author emphasizes diagnosis and recommends methods of treatment dependent upon circumstances and the pathogenesis of the disability.

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Sex and Marriage

The author has set an example of how one may strike down the sexual inhibitions which plague many, even happily married couples. Too few physicians find it easy even to overcome their own inhibitions on this score, as any consultant knows from his history taking. Though one hears much talk…

Original Article

The Heart in Chronic Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

The authors present evidence that cor pulmonale is not an uncommon accompaniment of the fibrosis characteristic of chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis.

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The Emerging Picture of Occupational Psychiatry in the South

The author believes that psychiatry must use its technics and knowledge on a broader scale than for individual patients only, thereby to influence citizens in better industrial relationships, the better to use their capabilities, and to plan for retirement.

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Some Aspects of End-Organ Failure in Menstrual Disorders and Infertility

Post-traumatic intrauterine adhesions and scarring are demonstrated as causes at times of amenorrhea, other menstrual disorders, and infertility. The use of hysterography may offer diagnostic assistance.

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Apomorphine in the Management of Accidental Ingestion of Poisons

Accidental poisoning constitutes a major cause of death in young children. This study indicates that an “old” drug, apomorphine, may be quite useful and safe as a means of inducing vomiting in the prophylactic management.

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Fractures of the Mandible: A New Concept in Management

The authors make a plea for open reduction of fractures of the mandible using a technic which eliminates the morbidity of wiring the teeth in occlusion.

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The Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time as a Control in Heparin Therapy

The Lee-White clotting time as a control for heparin therapy lacks the accuracy and dependability of the prothrombin time in evaluation of Dicumerol therapy. The authors report their preliminary results of the determination of activated partial thromboplastin time for control of heparin therapy.

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News