Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgment

A Manual of Tropical Medicine

Book Review

Progress in Atomic Medicine

Book Review

Human Sex and Sex Education

Book Review

Human Sexual Response

Book Review

The First Twenty Years of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute

Book Review

The Early Signs of Illness

Book Review

Sensitivity Chest Diseases

Book Review

Towards Earlier Diagnosis

Case Report

Traumatic Laryngeal Injury – Its Management and Sequelae

The increasing frequency of auto accidents has been accompanied by more frequent examples of injury to the larynx and trachea. Early diagnosis and management is emphasized to avoid the more tedious and less favorable response to surgical reconstruction of resultant stenosis.

Case Report

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Editor's Note:This is a continuation of Grand Rounds published in last month's Journal.

Case Report

The Geriatric Amputee and The Medicare Act

The author urges a more conservative attitude in amputation for peripheral vascular disease so the fitting of a prosthesis will be simpler as well as more effective.

Case Report

Carcinoma of the Male Breast

The authors have reviewed a series of patients presenting with this lesion. The prognosis has been related to the histologic characteristics of the tumor and the patient's delay in seeking medical aid.

Case Report

Actinobacillus Actinomycetemcomitans Endocarditis in a Patient with Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Coarctation of the Aorta

Case Report

Epidural Hematoma Complicating Ventricular Decompression

Case Report

Diagnostic Value of the Combined Secretin-Pancreozymin Test in Diseases of the Pancreas

The authors report preliminary studies of the use of these enzymes combined to determine the presence of, and type of pancreatic disease. They believe such studies may eventually be helpful in diagnosis.

Case Report

Carcinoma of the Prostate Metastatic to the Heart: Report of a Case

Editorial

OBESITY

Original Article

Alcoholism Viewed as an Illness

The author presents the interesting thesis that alcoholism is being defined legally as a disease. This has many implications in court, third party contracts, and the like. This implies that the time will soon arrive when members of the profession cannot sidestep involvement in the area of alcoholism.

Original Article

Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Private Obstetrical Patients: Comparison of Three Oral Iron Preparations

The authors emphasize the importance of supplying iron orally in sufficient amounts to provide for fetal demands. They have studied the efficacy of certain preparations.

Original Article

Basic Requirements for a Physical Therapy Department in a Small General Hospital

As rehabilitation becomes part of comprehensive medical care, there will be need increasingly for physical and occupational therapy. It is essential therefore that the planning of physical therapy departments be realistic and functional. Above all there will be need to develop “know-how” in its use.

Original Article

Hereditary Onycho Osteodysplasia (Nail-Patella Syndrome) Masquerading As Arthrogryposis

The nail-patella syndrome is a pleiotropic malformation disorder in which the skeletal system, nails and in some cases the kidneys are affected. This report describes a patient who was long considered to have arthrogryposis. The differential diagnosis and various aspects of this syndrome which is not widely appreciated are described.

Original Article

Surgical Management of Penetrating Cardiovascular Trauma

Original Article

Problems in the Diagnosis of Recurrent Pancreatitis

The author believes that patients given a diagnosis of recurrent pancreatitis deserve exploratory laparotomy. The diagnosis of pancreatitis may be in error because of other disease simulating it. Furthermore, if the diagnosis is correct a surgical procedure may be indicated to ameliorate the symptoms.

Original Article

The Surgical Correction of Inverted Nipples

The authors review the indications for surgical correction of inverted nipples, and a successful technic for its accomplishment.

Original Article

The Sigmoid Conduit as a Means of Urinary Diversion

The authors have used a sigmoid conduit in a small series of cases in which total pelvic exenteration was done for malignancy. They have found this procedure satisfactory and point to its advantages over the ileal conduit for urinary excretion.

Original Article

The Management of Low-Grade, Neglected Neoplasms

The authors point out that even malignant lesions of long-standing may be amenable to surgery. Operation is at times simplified by resultant displacement of normal anatomic structures.

Original Article

Cyclodialysis Implants

The author, following experimental studies in animals and clinical trial, believes that implants offer more predictable results than the usual cyclodialysis procedures.

Original Article

Ocular Varicella: With Particular Reference to Kerato Conjunctival Lesions

Though ocular varicella is considered to be a rare lesion, the authors observed 8 patients with this complication within a six month period.

Original Article

Human Renal Transplantation With Donor Selection By Leukocyte Typing

Advances are being made in controlling or reducing rejection of renal allografts. The authors find leukocyte typing helpful in selecting compatible donors.

Original Article

The Ear in Skull Trauma

Original Article

Management of the Geriatric Amputee

The authors disagree with a policy of deciding upon the type of prosthesis on the basis of the patient's age. Rather an evaluation of the clinical picture and related factors should determine the choice of prosthesis to obtain optimal results in rehabilitation.

Original Article

Breast Reconstruction After Radical Mastectomy for Cancer

The author describes a new technic for reconstruction of the breast lost to cancer surgery. He discusses the indications for such operations and the selection of cases.

Original Article

Endometrioid Carcinoma of the Ovary

The authors direct attention to a form of cancer being recognized with greater frequency today. The endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary has a prognosis different from the more usual cancers of the ovary.