Issue - Southern Medical Association

Article

Angiographic, Hemodynamic, and Clinical Evaluation of Partial Occlusion of the Inferior Vena Cava

A series of complete ligation of the vena cava is compared to partial occlusion. Although the series are not exactly comparable, a trend is demonstrated implying less postoperative morbidity following partial occlusion.”197106000-00001

Case Report

Respiratory Paralysis Secondary to the Use of Polymyxin B

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Case Report

Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Occlusion

Two cases of aortic occlusion following blunt trauma are presented with a plea for early diagnosis and treatment. The authors do not, however, stress the help that early arteriography frequently gives.”197106000-00003

Case Report

Current Treatment of Thermal Injury

From one of the Nation's outstanding research centers on the treatment of burns comes this review of the desirable approaches to the treatment of burns and of their complications as of today.”197106000-00004

Case Report

The Unnamed Generation: Its Problems and Perspectives

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Case Report

Office Management of Adolescent Problems by the Nonpsychiatrist Physician

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Case Report

The Role of the Residential Treatment Center in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Emotional Problems

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Case Report

Acute Renal Failure in Association with Hyperuricemia: Its Recovery with Ethacrynic Acid

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Case Report

Pulmonary Complications Following Extracorporeal Circulation

This is a retrospective study of pulmonary complications following extracorporeal perfusion with suggestions to decrease their incidence.”197106000-00009

Case Report

Brain Abscess in Children

The authors stress the importance of early diagnosis in terms of mortality and residual damage. The patient already unconscious has relatively little chance of survival even when the abscess is drained surgically.”197106000-00010

Case Report

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis: A Potential Problem in the Southeastern United States

The authors call attention to this entity which has been reported from the southern states upon occasion. The clinical features are of a disease with an abruptonst, preceded by a story of swimming in fresh water and of nasal symptoms thought to represent an acute upper respiratory infetion. Death has…

Case Report

Splencetomy

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Case Report

The Gram Stain in Eye Infections

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Case Report

Pill Abuse and Hypoglycemia

The taking of anything in pill form by young drug users reaches the bizarre and unexpected, but points up the diagnostic problems facing doctors. The deposit of pills of any kind by users into a “pot” to be taken at random in a kind of “Russian roulette” offers another aspect…

Case Report

Insertion of the Lippes Loop in the Immediate Postpartum Patient: Comparison with Later Insertions

The authors emphasize the advantages of the early insertion of the contraceptive loop. It is accompanied by less discomfort and certain complications which seem more frequent by later or between-pregnancy insertion. The only disadvantage seems a somewhat higher rate of expulsion of the loop.”197106000-00015

Case Report

Chondrosarcoma of the Mandible

The authors report 2 instances of this rare tumor, and review the clinical and pathologic findings as described in the 22 cases reported in the literature of former years.”197106000-00016

Case Report

Traumatic Aortico-Right Ventricular Fistula with Aortic Valve Insufficiency

This case, the twelfth to be reported, illustrates that today cardiac surgery permits the surgical repair of intracardiac injuries.”197106000-00017

Case Report

Blunt Abdominal Trauma

In this series of 420 patients sustaining blunt abdominal trauma, 209 had exploratory laparotomy and 23 (11%) died postoperatively. Concomitant head injuries or multiple intra-abdominal organ trauma were leading causes of these fatalities. Delay in diagnosis and treatment also was a significant factor in the mortality rate. The need for…

Case Report

Effect of Exogenous Secretin on Serum Insulin Levels in Patients with Pancreatic Disease

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Case Report

Stability and Control of Diabetes Mellitus in Children

This article and the companion article concern the control of juvenile diabetes mellitus. In this article, the results and analysis of more than 600 home and camp records of children 8 to 15 years of age attending a diabetic camp are provided. The criteria used by the authors allow systematic…

Case Report

The Management of Brittle Diabetes Mellitus in Children

This article provides on overview of the many and complex problems accompanying diabetes mellitus in children.”197106000-00021

Case Report

Kentucky’s Camp for Diabetic Children

The experience of a camp for diabetic children in Kentucky is detailed. The insulin requirements of most of the children were increased.”197106000-00022

Case Report

Medicosurgical Considerations in Heart Valve Replacement

The authors review the selection of patients for operation, their preparation for operation, physiologic maintenance during the operation and postoperative care. This review should be of value to the family physician who must select patients for valve replacement and for an understanding of the many facets involved in the successful…

Case Report

Schizophrenia—New Concepts

The authors report studies which point to the presence of an abnormal lipoprotein in schizophrenic patients. It seems that the metabolic activity of this substance may affect intracellular enzymatic activity, especially in certain loci in the brain, to become manifest as the disease schizophrenia.”197106000-00024

Case Report

Pectus Excavatum

The indications and technic for repair of pectus excavatum are presented. A plea for early repair in symptomatic patients is made.”197106000-00025

Clinical Brief

The Sinobronchial Syndrome: An Old Fashioned, Modern-Day Entity

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Clinical Brief

Hypertension Due to Vascular Lesions in Neurofibromatosis

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Clinical Brief

Fatal Pneumococcemia and Sickle Cell Anemia

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Case Report

Cutaneous Myiasis

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Case Report

Age and Primary Hyperparathyroidism

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Case Report

Benign Fibrous Mesothelial Cyst of the Retroperitoneum

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Case Report

Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone in Reticulum Cell Sarcoma

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Editorial

AMA DRUG EVALUATION

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Editorial

An Apology

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Editorial

Comments as Made

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Editorial

SMA Charts Plans for Miami Beach Meeting

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Editorial

Awards of the Southern Medical Association

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