Issue - Southern Medical Association

Article

Extended Simple Mastectomy Anatomic: Definition and Uses

A series of extended simple mastectomy or “modified radical” is presented with end results. The reader must realize the terms are synonymous.

Article

Repair of Frontal Sinus Defects with Methyl-Methacrylate

The authors review their experience with the use of this plastic in repair following ablation of the frontal sinuses. They find this material very satisfactory for this purpose.

Article

Technic of Radical Perineal Prostatectomy

Long overdue has been a detailed description of the technic of a classical radical perineal prostatectomy. Though probably familiar to the older generation of urologic surgeons, it may be less so in these days of so many transurethral resections of the hypertrophied prostate.

Article

Total Abdominal Colectomy in the Surgical Management of Diverticular Disease Of the Colon: Twenty Years’ Experience

The authors consider the indications for subtotal colectomy in the treatment of diverticulosis and its complications. They show that ileorectal anastomosis leads to no greater morbidity than segmental resections and causes no inconvenience to the patient subsequently.

Article

Retinopathy of Juvenile Diabetes: A Comparative Clinical Study

The author has studied the degree of diabetic retinopathy and etiologic factors in either the maintenance of equilibrium in the condition or in its progression. This permits a comparison of these factors in the two groups,— juvenile onset diabetes and adult onset diabetes.

Case Report

Postgastrectomy Phytobezoar

Case Report

Air Pollution and Respiratory Allergic Disease

Effects of pollutants of the air upon pulmonary disease and function have been recognized for many years. Current interest in pollution of man's environment gives new meaning to these old facts. The authors describe those pollutants of especial interest in pulmonary disease, their effects and particularly their role in enhancing…

Case Report

Pulmonary Metastasis in Testicular Tumors: Report of Three Cases of Similar Clinical Interest

The author reviews means of treatment of pulmonary metastases from testicular tumors. Treatment may consist of surgical removal, irradiation or chemotherapy, singly or in combination.

Case Report

Recurrent Posttraumatic Dislocation of the Hip in Children

Children under the age of five may show traumatic dislocation of the hip joint as a result of minimal trauma. The initial treatment should be the mobilization in plaster with the extremity in extension, abduction and external rotation. If the dislocation recurs, surgical exploration of the posterior capsule and repair…

Case Report

Anorectoplasty Prevents Hemorrhoidectomy Failures

The author describes a technic for hemorrhoidectomy which obviates the not uncommon tendency to failure which accompanies the usual technics used.

Case Report

Reconstruction of Traumatic Losses of the External Ear

Technics for the plastic reconstruction of the external ear, with illustrative cases, have been reviewed.

Case Report

The Physicians’ Role in Human Sexuality of the Future

The writer addresses himself to the need for a better understanding of human sexuality by all, both lay and professional persons. He stresses the role of the knowledgeable physician in the education of the public and in management of the behavioral problems encountered in patients.

Case Report

Aggressive Management of Septic Abortion: Report of 262 Cases

This review and study establishes that prompt surgical management with concomitant use of antibiotics is followed by modest morbidity and practically no mortality.

Case Report

Mixed Tumors of Salivary Glands: A 44 Year Study

A study of 151 consecutive patients with mixed tumors of the salivary glands admitted to the Vanderbilt University Hospital over a 44 year period is presented. There is a 100% follow-up, making this an important and necessary reference as to the natural history of this disease process.

Case Report

Preanesthetic Cardiac Evaluation

The author makes a plea for the preanesthetic evaluation of cardiac performance. With an increasing number of older patients coming to operation as well as operations upon persons with heart disease, such an evaluation is becoming mandatory.

Case Report

The Continuous Paracervical Block: Its Effect Over the First Stage of Labor

Case Report

Synovial Chondrometaplasia: A case Report with Spontaneous Regression and a Review of the Literature

A painful swollen knee or a painful hip with negative roentgenograms could be due to synovial chondrometaplasia. An arthrogram or magnification roentgenograms, arthroscopy and arthrotomy are additional studies that could be done in order to determine the diagnosis. Synovectomy is the treatment of choice.

Case Report

Contracture of the Vastus Intermedius in Children: A Review of the Literature and Presentation of Two Cases

A child with limitation of knee flexion and without evidence of intra-articular disease may have a fibrous contracture of the vastus intermedius caused by intramuscular injections of medications irritating to muscle. The condition also may occur due to ischemia of muscle. The contracture can be diminished by surgical treatment.

Editorial

A FINAL REPORT AND A FAREWELL

Editorial

SOUTHERN MEDICINE

Editorial

AN INDEX OF SOUTHERN MEDICAL BULLETIN

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor

Letter to the Editor

In reply to Dr. Karnaky’s Letter

Subject Index

SUBJECT INDEX

Author Index

AUTHOR INDEX