The operation of vidian neurectomy is a valuable procedure that may be employed With great benefit in intractable vasomotor rhinitis. Forty-seven patients on whom vidian nerve section had been performed were followed up after a year or more had elapsed since operation.
Based upon the heights and weights measured on White South African miners at the periodic examination of the Miners' Medical Bureau, a set of graphs is given of weight on height in ID-year class intervals in which are given the median weights for given heights and 1. 5 and 10% limits.
Serial auscultation and phonocardiography of a left hypochondrial bruit in a proved case of carcinoma of the body of the pancreas revealed a marked change in the intensity of the bruit over a 10-week period of observation.
In a triple-blind trial of 3 types of penicillin-injection Bicillin L-A, injection Penilente Forte, and tablets penicillin VK-for the purpose of prophylaxis of tonsillitis attacks, it was found that monthly injections of Bicillin L-A were the most effective, and that, over-all, injection treatment was by far the treatment of choice.