Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Estimation of Fetal Maturity by Amniotic Fluid Analyses

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Intra-amniotic Injection of Phenolsulfonphthalein as a Fetoplacental Function Test

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The Spectrum of Rh Iso-immunized Pregnancies As Seen Through Amniotic Fluid Analysis

Case Report

Indirect Inguinal Hernia in the Female with No Palpable Sac

Original Article

Some Thoughts on Repair of Peripheral Nerves

The authors thoroughly explore what is known of the healing of severed nerves and relate this to the surgical management of injured nerves. They recommend technics of repair under the several circumstances which may be encountered by the surgeon in the hopes of attaining early and as near normal function…

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Drug Allergy

Among the diseases of medical progress, sensitization to drugs has attained a prominent place. This phenomenon may be serious in causing prolonged morbidity and even death. In the immunologic process, the drug may act as a haptene or as a complete antigen.

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The Use of Diazepam in Surgery

This drug has had rapid and broad acceptance in recent years for a variety of purposes. It seems especially useful in poor risk patients because of its absence generally of untoward effects upon the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Not only has it found a place in the induction of general…

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The Kidney Transplant Patient and Hemodialysis in a Private Hospital

The author points out that if private patients are to have an extension of life in renal disease, facilities for dialysis and renal transplantation must be developed in private community hospitals. Obviously, the university centers do not have the manpower to provide this service to all the citizens of the…

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Soft Tissue Sarcomas Involving the Extremities and the Limb Girdles: A Review

This excellent review of the literature and the authors' own experiences provides an up-to-date categorization of these rumors on histologic criteria. Prognosis and management is related to the biologic and histologic characteristics of the several types of tumors.

Original Article

Lesions of the Feet in Athletes

This paper reveals the great number of baseball players who have evidence of skeletal injuries of the feet though most are asymptomatic.

Original Article

Tuberculous Pericarditis

Original Article

A Survey of Peripheral Nerve Injuries

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Computation of Cutaneous Impairment: Based on Functional- Anatomic Involvement

The authors have attempted to arrive at a means of rating this type of medical disability—a Rehabilitation Index which may be helpful in compensation cases.

Original Article

Surgery in Pulmonary Emphysema

Case Report

Abdominal Aneurysm and Horseshoe Kidney

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Primary Tendon Grafting in Injuries of the Thumb Flexor

The authors believe that such a procedure shortens morbidity and leads to better end results. Infection seemingly is no hazard.

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A Review of Superior Oblique Tuck

The author describes his success with this surgical procedure for correction of palsy of the superior oblique muscle. In adults who have developed head tilt to attain fusion in vision, relief has been provided for this compensatory attitude.

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An Operation for Fractures of the Patella Using the Temporary Patellar Tendon Substitution Technic

The author describes a new operative technic for fractures of the patella, attaining a high degree of success.

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Food for Thought in Chronic Renal Disease

At a time when attention is focused upon renal transplantation or dialysis for the treatment of uremia, with all its socioeconomic problems, it may be well to remember there are other methods of sustaining life, at times with reasonable success.

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The Geriatric Amputee: A Follow-up study

The authors demonstrate that chronologic age is not a barrier to a high rate of success in the use of prostheses by the elderly amputee. They point up the advantages of the below-knee amputation in the oldster. Also, the criteria of success are different than in younger persons, because of…

Original Article

Management of Electrical Injuries

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Hemangiomas of the Female Genital Tract

The author reports one instance each of a hemangioma of the ovary and of the uterus—both rare lesions.

Original Article

Clinical Orthopaedic Tips

Case Report

The Brenner Tumor: A Unique case

Case Report

Hypoparathyroidism Associated with Thalassemia

Case Report

Hodgkin’s Disease and Hepatoma

Case Report

Postarteriographic Arteriovenous Fistula of the Cervical Vertebral Artery

Editorial

BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF REPAIR AND REGENERATION OF NERVE AND TENDON

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