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Original Article

Experiences with Central Venous and Pulmonary Artery Pressure in a Series of 3,500 Patients

A large series of venous catheterization is reviewed. The dangers and recommendations are presented. It must be pointed out, however, that any catheterization using a flexible catheter inserted through a needle is potentially dangerous even in the most experienced hands.

Original Article

Submucosal Bladder-Flap Ureteroplasty: Clinical Experience

The authors demonstrate the success of the submucosal bladder-flap ureteroplasty combined with a technic which obviates reflux for all practical purposes.

Original Article

Aortic Valvular Disease

Original Article

Plasma and Urine after Methoxyflurane: Observations in Fifty-Eight Patients Hydrated by Mannitol

The author tested the alleged nephrotoxicity of this anesthetic agent in fifty-eight patients. He found no instances of this and believes untoward effects can be avoided by adequate hydration and mannitol-induced diuresis.

Original Article

Streptozotocin Treatment of Metastatic Carcinoid Tumors

This report is the first of the use of streptozotocin with apparent success in the treatment of carcinoid. This antibiotic having been found effective against insulin-secreting malignancies was given a trial in two instances of carcinoid. Further study is indicated.

Original Article

A Comparison of the Antiarrhythmic Effects of Bupivacaine and Lidocaine

Original Article

Clinical Applications of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Abdominal Malignancy

This new diagnostic tool has been used to good effect in several special fields of diagnoses. This paper reveals its potential in the demonstration of abdominal masses and lesions. The author considers its contribution to the diagnosis of tumors, to the planning of treatment, especially of irradiation, and in following…

Case Report

Primary Carcinoma of the Male Urethra

Original Article

Toxic Dilatation of the Colon

The pothogenesis of toxic dilatation of the colon is unclear. It is certain that a variety of causes may act as a trigger to this condition. The authors cite examples of some etiologic factors.

Case Report

Traumatic Anterior Tibial Artery Syndrome

Original Article

Limited Concentration Enflurane Anesthesia

Though the use of this new anesthetic has been reported as being accompanied by convulsive activity, the authors in a controlled study found this to be no greater than the use of nitrous oxide, narcotics and muscle relaxants. They believe the use of this anesthetic agent in limited concentration is…

Case Report

Pulmonary Edema as a Complication of Increased Intracranial Pressure

Clinical Brief

Advisability of Local Flaps in Facial Repair

Original Article

Myoma Uteri and Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

The authors show that ovarian dysfunction may not uncommonly be the major cause of bleeding in women with myoma uteri rather than the tumor itself.

Original Article

Rehabilitation in a Nursing Home Setting

The author refers to an all too neglected aspect of management in chronic disease and especially in the nursing home. Much can be accomplished through vision and energy.

Original Article

Newer Concepts of Reconstructive Surgery in Patients with Cancer of the Head and Neck

The authors describe newer and acceptable types of flaps for use in mutilating operations for cancer of the head and neck. They are quite successful.

Original Article

Carcinoma in a Urethral Diverticulum

The authors describe an instance, and review past reported cases as to the histologic findings, symptomatology and prognosis. They recommend surgical treatment followed by irradiation.

Case Report

Pancreatic Ascites: Rupture of Pancreatic Duct in Patient with Chronic Pancreatitis

Original Article

Hair Transplants for Male Pattern Baldness: Long-Term Subjective Evaluation

Questionnaires were mailed to one thousand patients who had had hair transplants to gather subjective information as to success or failure of this procedure.

Clinical Brief

Silica Gel as a Transport Medum for Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

Original Article

Comparison of Trihexyphenidyl and Dihydromorphanthridine Derivative in Control of Tremor of Parkinsonism

The authors have found in experimental use of this drug that it is efficacious in the control of the tremor of parkinsonism. This drug has not been released as yet for prescription use.

Original Article

Postcoital Antifertility Agents

There is great interest in a means of prevention of pregnancy following coitus without the protection of some form of contraception. The authors review the studies to date and their own trials with ethinyl estradiol which they believe is successful in prevention of pregnancy.

Editorial

THREE DECADES OF PENICILLIN THERAPY

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