Issue - Southern Medical Association

Editorial

Diagnostic Features of Colloid Adenocarcinoma of Anal Ducts and Colitis Cystica Profunda

The authors contrast two rare lesions with respect to pathogenesis, pathologic characteristics, and clinical manifestations with an example of each.

Clinical Brief

Percutaneous Introduction of Multipurpose Pacing Catheters Using a Guide Wire

Clinical Brief

Management of Crushing Chest Injuries in Children

A series of children sustaining blunt injury to the chest with multiple rib fractures and secondary flail chest symptoms is presented. Helpful hints in management are given.

Clinical Brief

Early Gastric Cancer

The authors categorize the lesions of gastric cancer on the basis of anatomic characteristics as shown by diagnostic means. These lend an earlier diagnosis and thus a more optimistic prognosis.

Clinical Brief

Drug Abuse—The Doctor’s Dilemma

Every doctor is under pressure in one way or another by groups in his community to become involved in the drug problem and its control. He should enjoy reading a “cool” evaluation of drug abuse and where he, the doctor, stands in this problem.

Clinical Brief

Injection Treatment of Internal Hemorrhoids: A Forgotten Art

The author attempts to stimulate interest in a greater use of the injection of hemorrhoids as a method of treatment in selected cases.

Clinical Brief

Subfascial Ligation of Incompetent Perforating Veins: A Rational Therapy to Prevent Recurrence of Venous Stasis Ulcers

An approach to a difficult, frequent and chronic problem is presented. The author states his preference for a modified Linton procedure.

Case Report

The Pseudocalculus Sign in Intravenous Cholangiography

Case Report

Studies of Human Growth Hormone

Case Report

Malrotation of the Colon with Prolapsed Ileocolic Intussusception in Familial Polyposis

This report describes an unusual case of familial polyposis characterized by concomitant malrotation of the colon which presented as a prolapsed ileocolic intussusception.

Case Report

Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Left Pulmonary Artery with Right Aortic Arch arid a Normal Conus

Case Report

Care of the Burn Wound with Topical Neosporin

The authors have found the combination of antibiotics in Neosporin to be effective as topical treatment of burn wounds. They find it nonpainful, of low allergenic effect, and as efficacious in the control of infections especially as regards Pseudomonas.

Case Report

Treatment of Metastasis of Wilms’ Tumor

The authors point to vincristine sulfate as a valuable adjunct in the treatment of metastatic extensions of this disease.

Case Report

Preoprative High and Low Dose Radiation in Carcinoma of the Larynx and Hypopharynx: A Preliminary Report

Case Report

Thrombosis of the Brachial Artery Following Cardiac Catheterization: Etiology and Treatment

The authors collect a series of very frequent complications of cardiac catheterization,—that of postcatheter arterial occlusions. Suggestions for diagnosis and proper treatment are made.

Case Report

Foreign Bodies in the Larynx, Bronchi and Esophagus

The author reviews the symptoms and signs of foreign bodies in the respiratory passages or the esophagus. He reviews too, technics available in management.

Case Report

Management of Vascular Tumors of the Head and Neck

This is a report of a variety of vascular tumors of the head and neck with useful suggestions as to diagnosis and exposure.

Case Report

Early Experience with the Silicone Rubber Prosthesis (Swanson) in the Reconstructive Surgery of the Rheumatoid Hand

Replacement prostheses far the metacarpophalangeal joints of the hand have been used for several years. The author confirms their values, reports complications associated with the procedure, and presents modifications of surgical technic and instrumentation.

Case Report

Visual Restoration with Plastic Corneal Implants

The use of prostheses in the management of corneal lesions is experimental. The author reviews his experiences with some of the devices.

Case Report

The Use of Cryotherapy in the Management of Intra-Oral Hemangiomas

The authors describe their use of cryotherapy in the management of intra-oral hemangiomas.

Case Report

Recurrent Pulmonary Abscess with Bronchoesophageal Fistula

Case Report

Initial Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Soft Tissue of the Fingers

The author has reviewed the essential points in the management of these injuries to assure a satisfactorily functioning digit.

Case Report

Continuous Lumbar Epidural Anesthesia in the Obstetrical Patient: Administration by the Mechanical Constant Infusion Pump

The author describes his method of continuous infusion in providing anesthesia for the obstetrical patient. It should simplify the anesthetist's duties.

Case Report

Maxims in Maxillofacial Management

The authors have set rules worthy of consideration by anyone responsible for the management of facial injuries.

Case Report

Paraduodenal Hernias

The authors report two cases with a review of the world literature and suggestions as to diagnosis and proper treatment.

Case Report

Mycotic Aneurysmal Change in the Dilated Artery Proximal to Arteriovenous Fistula

SummaryA case of primary mycotic aneurysm developing in the dilated artery proximal to an arteriovenous fistula is reported, further emphasizing that such a dilated artery is not innocuous. Control of the staphylococcal infection in this instance was achived by excision of the lesion in 2 stages, accompanied by prolonged intensive…

Case Report

Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return: Diagnosis by Umbilical Vessel Catheterization

This report emphasizes that diagnosis permitting prompt treatment of a serious form of congenital heart disease, total anomalous pulmonary venous return, is possible early in the neonatal period by the use of the comparatively simple technic of catheterization of the umbilical vessels.

Clinical Brief

Carcinoma of Lung Metastatic to the Testis

SummaryTwo patients with carcinoma of the lung metastatic to the testis are reported. One developed a palpable testicular nodule 8 months after pneumonectomy but died 6 months later with widely disseminated carcinoma. Metastatic involvement of the testis in the second case was found incidentally at necropsy. Although secondary carcinoma in…

Case Report

Volvulus of the Transverse Colon

SummaryVolvulus of the trasverse colon is a rarecause of intestinal obstruction. In the case reported, a predisposing factor not present in other cases is discaused.

Case Report

Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome: Report of a Case in Pregnancy

SummaryA case of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome associated with pregnancy is reported and he important current syndrome is a mildly deforming entity characterized by recurrent facial paralysis, nonpitting, noninflammatory facial edema and in approximately one-third of the cases, lingua plicata. It is chronic and does not respond to treatment. Although one cannot…

Case Report

Mercury-Weighted Nasogastric Tube: Its Danger in Intestinal Surgery

Clinical Brief

Complications of Central Catheterization via the Subclavian Vein

Editorial

HOW TO JUDGE THE QUALITIES OF A GOOD PRACTITIONER OF MEDICINE

Editorial

In Memoriam Edgar Boling, MD 1906-1972

Editorial

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Editorial

BOOKS RECEIVED

Book Review

The Chinese Art of Healing

Book Review

Pediatric Therapy

Book Review

Handbook of Pediatrics

Book Review

Through the Bible with a Physician

Book Review

The Cell Cycle and Cancer

Book Review

Traumatic Injuries of the Heart and Great Vessels