Issue - Southern Medical Association

Book Review

Textbook of Parasitology

Book Review

The Physiology and Pathology of Leukocytes

Book Review

Cellular Injury

Book Review

Synopsis of Pathology

Case Report

Prolapse of Iris after Keratoplasty

In an evaluation of prolapse of the iris as related to keratoplasty, the author believes this complication is more likely to occur with use of larger grafts and the use of silk sutures. Prolapse is likely to reduce the probability of a good result.

Case Report

Relapsing Polychondritis of the Upper Respiratory Tract

Case Report

Choledochal Cyst Followed by Carcinoma of the Hepatic Duct

Case Report

The Use of Folic Acid Antagonists In the Management of Acute Leukemia: A Review

This represents an extensive review of the current chemotherapy of leukemias.

Case Report

Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Tube

Case Report

A Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of A “Disaster Mixture” in Cardiovascular Resuscitation

The authors describe a mixture of atropine, isoproterenol and phenylephrine as being successful in cardiac resuscitation. They present their experimental studies in dogs. It has had use in human beings with success.

Case Report

The Acute Treatment of Heat Stroke

With summer months at hand, certain of the readers will need to combat instances of the untoward effects of heat upon the body's economy. This review may be timely for some.

Case Report

Preoperative Evaluation of Eustachian Tubal Function in Tympanoplasty

The authors describe their method of evaluating the functional state of the eustachian tube. They indicate the importance of this in prognosis and anticipated results of tympanoplasty.

Case Report

Decisions in Scoliosis

Several important decisions must be made relative to scoliosis,—diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. The indications for treatment by brace or by open surgical attack are considered and outlined.

Clinical Brief

Ventricular Tachycardia: Its Treatment with Emphasis on Recent Changes in Therapy

Editorial

URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD

Original Article

Surgical Treatment of Mycotic Aneurysms

The successful control of bacteremia by antibiotics permits the survival of patients with severe blood-stream infections. However, it seems that mycotic aneurysms are being encountered more frequently because of this survival. The authors suggest a definitive attack which will eliminate the lesion and forestall embolism.

Original Article

Stomal Recurrence of Malignancy An Evaluation and its Significance in the Post-Laryngectomy Patient

The authors have reviewed the circumstances which might explain stomal recurrence of malignancy following laryngectomy. Though there is no satisfactory explanation to account for known facts, some guide lines for evaluation have been established.

Original Article

Treatment of Perforating Wounds of the Colon and Rectum: A Re-evaluation

The authors present their experience with primary suture or resection for injuries to the colon or rectum. The outcome with such management is highly successful and requires shorter hospitalization. The fatal cases in their series were in patients with injuries to other organs or structures over and above those of…

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds From the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Retinal Vascular Occlusive Disease

Vascular occlusive disease in the retina is most frequent in the elderly. The major therapeutic objective is to reestablish the maximal degree of vision possible. The author describes his attempts to reach this objective and discusses the prognosis as modified by local and systemic factors.

Original Article

Unusual Response to Reserpine in Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia with Block Unassociated with Digitalis

Original Article

Unpredictability of Mental Development in Down’s Syndrome

The author indicates that the diagnosis of mongolism is complex insofar as implications of mental retardation are concerned. The degree of the latter is variable suggesting the need for testing in time and in a home environment before ultimate evaluation can be completed.

Original Article

Cockroach Allergy II: The Relation of Infestation to Sensitization

Contamination of food by the insect, as well as direct contact with it, may induce sensitization to cockroaches or their products. The authors have shown that sensitivity may develop as related to the intensity as well as duration of exposure to these insects in the environment.

Original Article

Traumatic Dislocation of the Hip in Children

The authors consider a relatively unusual injury to the hip in youngsters. They report the mode of treatment used and follow-up studies, in some instances over many years. Results have been quite satisfactory

Original Article

Exophthalmos: Diagnostic Challenge – Therapeutic Enigma

Exophthalmos as an endocrinopathy is presently not clearly understood. Thus its treatment is not definitive and therapeutic approaches still fall into the experimental category.

Original Article

Lung Scanning of Asthmatic Patients With 131 I-MAA

Original Article

Laser Versus Xenon Photocoagulation

In instances where chorioretinal adhesions represent a method of treatment, the authors have found the laser beam as satisfactory, if not more so than photocoagulation by xenon.

Original Article

Surgical Treatment of Accommodative Esotropia with an Abnormal Distance/Near Relationship

Original Article

Invasive Carcinoma of the Cervix In Pregnancy

The author has reviewed his experience with these cases. The Pap smear is revealing an increasing number of these diagnoses during pregnancy. The prognosis is as good as in the nonpregnant patient except when delivery has been through the untreated cancerous cervix.

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