The need to obtain non-toxic antilymphocyte sera (ALS) led to the in vitro and in vivo evaluation of its cross-reactivity for red cells.
The improved method for direct basophil counts descriptionbed by Cooper and Cruickshank was evaluated.
Eight cases of inverted papilloma of the nasal cavity are reported in South African Bantu patients.
Instrumentation of the ureters has an incidence of major complications and in a series of 172 patients 3% had a major infection; 1% anuria and 2% perforation of the ureter.
The results of a double-blind cross-over trial comparing Symmetrel against placebo in a child suffering from severe athetosis are presented.
Mention is made of the early treatment utilized by the indigenous population of South Africa, as descriptionbed in general terms by an intelligent caller and observer Willem ten Rhyne in 1673, who recorded his observations some 13 years later.
The beneficial effect of L-dopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease is confirmed, although the success rate was slightly lower than reported in other studies.