Beriberi in Johannesburg Bantu is largely a disease of male migrant manual labourers who live a hostel-type of existence and drink heavily.
Intracordal Teflon injection improving speech, cough and swallowing, gives excellent results in abductor vocal cord palsies.
The results of yearly medical examinations of a group of 65 senior officials is reviewed in terms of new pathological conditions defined by the physician.
During the last 18 months, a more conservative approach to stabs of the abdomen has been adopted.
The relationship between the weight of tissue removed at open prostatectomy and the displacement and deformity of the distal ureter as seen on routine intravenous pyelography, has been studied.
The pathophysiology, assessment and management of flail chest injury are reviewed.
In life, the vagina descriptionbes a strong perineally-directed course.
A severe case of malabsorption after extensive resection of the small intestine is reported.
The results of treatment of 98 cases of carcinoma of the larynx and pyriform fossa are presented.
A case of primary aplastic anaemia in pregnancy is descriptionbed where the diagnosis was made 7 months before conception.
A review is given of the training methods in microsurgical techniques at the Kantonsspital in Zurich.
A therapeutic regimen of a single dose of FFP or Cryo followed by EACA administration for 10 days is recommended as an effective means of ensuring minimal blood loss following dental extraction in haemophilic patients.
An autopsy specimen from a Bantu female with bilateral venae cavae distal to the renal veins with complete absence of internal iliac veins, is descriptionbed.