Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Cilioretinal Artery Occlusion in a Patient with Suspected Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

IN INDIVIDUALS suffering from occlusion of the central artery the residual vision is determined by the amount of retina supplied via the dliary circulation, which in most individuals is limited to the area surrounding the disk. How-ever, in approximately 14 to 21% of the population a cilioietinal artery is present…

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Unusual Presentations of Retinoblastoma

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Diagnosis and Management of Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Traumatic Retinal Detachment Etiologic and Pathologic Considerations

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Diathermy Versus Cryothermy: A Comparative Study in the Treatment of Retinal Detachments

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Evolution of a Surgical Technic for Retinal Detachment

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The Status of the Temporal Bone After Stapedectomy: Review of the United States Literature and Report of an Additional Case

The authors review the 14 instances of postmortem examinations ofthe temporal bone after operation and add a fifteenth. Most of theseexaminations revealed a satisfactory result from the operation.

Case Report

Panhypopituitarism Due to Multiple Myeloma

INFILTRATION OF THE PIUTARY GLAND and or the hypothalamus by neoplastic cells in multiple myeloma is unusual though scattered reports appeal in the literature, usually as an incidental postmortem finding1 or associated with diabetes insipidus.2 Other manifestations of pituitary insufficiency are uncommon. This report concerns a patient in whom panhypopituitarism…

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Varicocele: An Innocuous Condition?*

The authors' studies confirm those of others which indicate that varicocele may be accompanied by altered spermatogenesis and thus potentially infertility.

Case Report

Electrodiagnosis in Facial Palsy

By technical studies the authors believe one may determine the ultimate prognosis for recovery in facial palsies. They may give clues too for modes of treatment.

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Ligation of Internal Maxillary Artery for Intractable Epistaxis

Intractable epistaxis may require ligation of the arterial blood supply to the nose. The authors review twenty patients treated in this manner.

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Epidural and Caudal Anesthesia for Complicated Obstetrics

This method of anesthesia has much to recommend it in obstetric deliveries. It is indicated especially in instances of dyskinesia of the uterine musculature after labor has begun since it interrupts innervation on the autonomic nervous system.

Case Report

The Autopsy A Service and a Teaching Discipline

This essay describes well what clinical medicine owes to the discipline of pathology. Fundamentally, today's clinical knowledge of diseases of the heart and lungs, embellished a bit here and there by the x-ray and electrocardiograph, is the gift of René Laennec's astute observations. However, he wrote in 1823 “it is…

Case Report

Costoclavicular Syndrome Relief by Infraclavicular Removal of First Rib

The authors review past theories offered for the cause of this syndrome. They believe the operation described here is more successful in relief of symptoms than the operations used in previous years.

Case Report

Supracondylar Suspension Patellar Tendon Bearing Prosthesis: Its Evaluation in Unselected Cases

The authors favor the patellar tendon bearing supracondylar suspension as a practical and successfully used prosthetic device for the below-knee amputee.

Case Report

Selective Cine Coronary Arteriography: An Improved Technic

The authors demonstrate that visualization of the coronary arteries by this technic has now gone beyond the experimental stage. Its safety has been established and it may now be considered for diagnostic use in a community hospital.

Case Report

Follow-up Studies of St. Louis Encephalitis in Florida: Re-evaluation of the Emotional and Health Status of the Survivors Five Years After Acute Illness

The authors believe there are evidences of residual damage to the central nervous system following viral encephalitis as measured in certain symptomatology and proprioceptive abnormalities.

Case Report

Some Preliminary Observations on a Psychiatric Inpatient Merchant Seamen Population Using the MMPI

The authors have applied a method of evaluating a population which may play a role in the reader's practice in future years. Even now, in a pilot project, the computer can give helpful evaluations on the basis of self-administered tests.“The wonder is always new that any sane man ran be…

Case Report

Methyldopa-Chlorothiazide—A Long Term Evaluation

The study and evaluation of antihypertensive drugs continue. The use of the drug combination described here has been found desirable for long-term therapy and quite successful. Side effects have been minimal.

Case Report

Hepatolenticular Degeneration (Wilson’s Disease): Observations in 7 Cases and Review of the Literature

The authors have provided an excellent up-to-date review of a condition which not infrequently goes unrecognized. Since treatment today may ameliorate the symptoms for long periods it is important that a diagnosis be made early.

Case Report

Management of Acute Respiratory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This paper not only refers to the poor long-term prognosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but also to the difficulties encountered in management. Newer technologic methods permit better evaluation of the pathophysiology encountered and a more successful administration of controlled oxygen.

Case Report

An Expanded Approach to the Patient Seeking Rhinoplasty

Case Report

The Effective Coronary Care Unit in the Small Hospital

The value of the coronary care unit in reducing mortality from myocardial infarction has been clearly established. From a realistic point of view it is important to recognize the potential effectiveness of such units in the smaller community hospitals. The results described in this paper are impressive. It also points…

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Nosocomial Infection and Antibiotic Usage at Grady Memorial Hospital: A Prevalence Survey

It is of interest and importance to know something of hospital acquired infections in these days of widespread use of the antimicrobials. The types of organisms and their sensitivity to antibiotics, as well as their carriers, represent basic information to the control of infections occurring within a hospital.

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Radiologic Accuracy in Evaluating Congenital Heart Disease in the Young Child

In the infant and young child, the presence of heart disease is often difficult to distinguish from disorders involving the pulmonary system. This study shows that the presence of cardiac disease in children less than 2 years of age can be ruled in or out with a high degree of…

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The Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act: A Change in the Federal Response to the Treatment of Narcotic Addiction

Physicians should be aware of the latest governmental moves to cope with the narcotics problem. Under new legislation the addict may volunteer or apply for treatment as an alternative to prosecution or confinement. It will be of interest to review at some future date the results of this Act as…

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Palatal Myoclonus

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Pheochromocytoma and Renal Artery Stenosis

Case Report

Soft Tissue Infection by Group 1 Atypical Mycobacteria

Editorial

MEDICAL RESPONSIBILITIES – WHERE DO THEY STOP?

Editorial

OLD AGE, NUTRITION, AND MENTAL CONFUSION

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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

Mild Mental Retardation: A Growing Challenge to the Physician

Book Review

The Lung and Its Disorders in the Newborn Infant

Book Review

Fetal Malformations Caused by Amnion Rupture During Gestation

Book Review

Psychological Emergencies of Childhood