Issue - Southern Medical Association

Acknowledgement

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Cellular Biology of Myxovirus Infections. A Ciba Foundation Symposium

Book Review

Shock. Pathogenesis and Therapy

Book Review

The Craft of Surgery

Book Review

Lipid Transport

Book Review

The Chest Film in Massive Pulmonary Embolism

Book Review

Anticoagulant Prophylaxis and Treatment

Book Review

Newcastle Disease Virus. An Evolving Pathogen

Book Review

Electrophysiology of the Heart

Case Report

Experience With the IUCD in Private Practice

The author presents in details his successes and failures with the use of the intrauterine conraceptive divice in private pratice. In general, it is successful and acceptable to the patients.

Case Report

Hypospadias and Associated Anomalies

The Presence of anomalies of the lower urinary tract demands investigation of other segments of this tract as well. Associated anomalies in the upper urinary tract are not infrequent.

Case Report

Management of Trophoblastic Disease at the University Hospital

The Author have clearly defined the treatment indicated in trophoblastic disease. their conclusion are based on clinical evaluation and histologic characteristics of the lesian.

Case Report

Ligation of Internal Hemorrhoids by the Barron Band Technic

The authors report gratifying results, in properly selected patients with a new means of accomplishing an old and abandoned mode of treatment.Its advantages are simplicity, relatively little discomfort, and applicability to office practice.

Case Report

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Case Report

Anaphylactoid Reaction to Orally Administered Tetracycline

Case Report

Pulmonary Hemorrhage and Death Complicating Anaphylactoid Purpura

Case Report

Repair and Reconstruction of Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hand

Case Report

Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip Results Obtained with the Pemberton and Salter Osteotomies

The authors review their experiences with this surgical attack for congenital dislocation or the hip. They believe if offers a valuable adjunct to treatment of this condition.

Case Report

Congenital Convex Pes Valgus Accompanied by Previously Undescribed Anatomic Derangements

A congenital anomaly has been found to accompany convex pes valgus in some instances. The author describes the surgical correction indicated to provide a stable foot.

Case Report

Delayed Meningitis after Unsuccessful Stapes Operations Report of Two Cases

The author calls attention to the possible significance of dizziness and lack of improved hearing after a stapes operation. Delayed meningitis may follow with serious outcome.

Case Report

Shock and the Surgical Patient

The author considers the mechanisms of shock developing during an operative procedure or shortly thereafter. With interest especially in that due to hypotension, attention is given to the recognition of the shock-state and its management.

Case Report

Neurosurgical Implications of Neck and Shoulder Pain

The authors thoroughly and concisely review the pathogenesis and the clinical findings in pain of the neck and shoulder as the result of disease of the cervical spine.

Editorial

THE LIEUTENANT

Original Article

Torticollis

The authors condemn “watchful waiting” in the hope that congenital torticollis will “go away.” They advocate early preventive surgery to avoid the consequences of facial and other asymmetry which plague the untreated patient in later years.

Original Article

Uroflowmetry Before and After Prostatectomy

This seems to offer the most objective means of diagnosing and evaluating obstruction in the lower urinary tract. It far surpasses the older clinical means of estimating such obstruction.

Original Article

Prevention of Cerebral Ischemia During Carotid Occlusion by Acetazolamide

The use of this drug seems to be a valuable adjunct to the surgical attack upon vascular occlusive disease. It provides a means of increasing available oxygen as well as cerebral blood flow.

Original Article

A Simplified Method for Measuring the Volume of Extracellular Fluid by Radioactive Sulfur (S35) observations on Shifts of Fluid in Induced Hypotension

The authors describe a method of measuring shifts in blood volume and of extracellular fluid by the use of radioactive tracers. This may lend assistance in estimating fluid replacement for operations under surgical anesthesia.

Original Article

Duodenal Ulcer Hemorrhage: Antrectomy or Not?

The author urges the use of pyloroplasty and vagotomy in the management of severe bleeding from duodenal ulcer. Stress or “steroid ulcers offer a serious prognosis under any circumstances.

Original Article

Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Knee) by Use of a Central Patellar Tendon Slip

The author considers the indications for this operation, its technic and the satisfactory results obtained.

Original Article

Cystourethrography as a Teaching Aid for Residents

The authors show the value of this examination in evaluating the degree and anatomic relationships of prostatic hypertrophy. It often eliminates the need for endoscopy and points to the type of operation needed.

Original Article

Metabolic Acidosis A Factor in Cardiac Resuscitation

In metabolic acidosis, the combination of bicarbonate with epinephrine is a valuable adjunct in the management of cardiac arrest.

Original Article

Persistent Limp in Congenital Coxa Vara

The authors recommend osteotomy in the treatment of this disease. They also emphasize prolonged pastopsrative follow-up to determine the need for epiphysiodesis.

Original Article

Air-Fluid Obstruction of the Colon

The authors call attention to a condition encountered upon occasion in the aged, and especially in aged psychotic patients. This is a clinical picture of colonic obstruction as a result of air-fluid block in an atonic bowel, or even merely an adynamic state as the result of the latter condition.