Issue - Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Ossifying Fibromas of the Frontal- Ethmoid Sinuses

These lesions and monostotic fibrous dysplasia may be equated and classified as osteomas.Generally they are slow growing and respond well to surgical removal.

Original Article

Comparison of the Parameters of the Evoked Muscle Potential with Motor Conduction Velocity and Severity of Neuropathy

The authors point up the characteristics in those having a neuropathy.

Original Article

Pelvic Pain, Gynecic and Nongynecic: Interpretation and Management

The authors review the pathways of pain from the pelvis and adjacent structures, relating these to clinical interpretation. They provide an excellent refresher in the areas of anatomy and physiology as applicable to everyday problems in the practice of medicine.

Original Article

A Review of Experience in Pediatric Tracheotomy

This report analyzes the occurrence of complications and other features of tracheotomy in 126 infants and children performed over an 11 year period. Fifteen different complications were encountered and the overall complication rate was 32%. A comprehensive review of indications for technic and management of tracheotomy in children is provided.

Clinical Brief

Blood Cultures Following Endoscopy of the Esophagus and Stomach

Original Article

Prevention of Small Bowel Contamination by Ileocecal Valve

This experimental study indicates that absorptive difficulties following removal of the ileocecat valve are the result of bacterial contamination of the small bowel above the level of the valve.

Original Article

The Simultaneous Occurrence of Renal Carcinoma and Cyst: Problems in Management

The authors point up the problems of differential diagnosis in these lesions and the relation of this problem to treatment.

Original Article

Bile and Trypsin in the Stomach Following a Test Meal

The authors demonstrated reflux of duodenal content into the stomach after a test meal, and that this contained the proteolytic enzyme trypsin. They speculate that trypsin may be a factor in the pathogenesis of gastritis and gastric ulcers.

Original Article

Tetralogy of Fallot

Original Article

Rapid Method for Simultaneous Qualitative Assay of Narcotics, Cocaine, Quinine and Propoxyphene in the Urine

The authors describe a rapid, inexpensive method for simultaneously assaying narcotics, cocaine, quinine and propoxyphene in the urine using thin layer chromatography. The method is suitable for use in small community hospitals.

Original Article

Radiology of the Infant’s Skull

This article discusses the roentgenographic appearance of the skull of the infant in both health and various disease states. The influence of growth, development and various disease processes including trauma is emphasized.

Clinical Brief

A Device for Measuring Intravascular Pressure Gradient

Original Article

Traumatic Hyphema: A study of 83 Consecutive Cases

In this evaluation of the end results of hyphema from blunt trauma, the author correlates the final visual acuity with age and the effects of secondary hemorrhage.

Original Article

Bacterial Endocarditis

Original Article

Treatment of Asymmetry of the Breasts

The author reviews the various types of mammary asymmetry and their causes. He suggests the appropriate methods of correction emphasizing the need for individualization of treatment in each instance.

Original Article

Reduction Mammoplasty

Original Article

Antibiotic Therapy of Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

Original Article

Evaluation of Patients with History of Allergy to Local Anesthetic Drugs

The author believe that most of the so-called allergic reactions to these drugs are merely a cutaneouos sensitivity and not anaphylactoid. They review the methods used in their study to reach a definitive classification of reactions to these drugs.

Original Article

Gonioscopy After Cataract Extraction

Original Article

The Use of Morphine and Intravenous Alcohol in the Anesthetic Management of Open Heart Surgery

The author has shown that the combination of morphine and alcohol intravenously provides circulatory stability. It overcomes the antidiuretic effect of morphine alone.

Original Article

Secondary Carcinoma of the Testis

Carcinomatous metastasis to the testis is a rare disease. The authors review their experience with such a circumstance.

Original Article

Gait Analysis of Normal Subjects

Case Report

Arachnoidal Cyst of the Third Ventricle with Precocious Puberty

Original Article

Piperazine Estrone Sulfate and Conjugated Estrogens Equine in the Treatment of the Menopausal Syndrome

Original Article

The Sculptured Ear

Case Report

Arteriographic Diagnosis of Bilateral Renal Carcinoma

Editorial

VENEREAL DISEASE

Editorial

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