The concept of 'axial-based' flaps has revolutionised the replacement of full-thickness defects of the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the hand.
The pathogenesis of venous thrombosis is briefly discussed as a basis for the understanding of preventive measures used in this condition.
Streptokinase treatment of deep vein thrombosis is reviewed, with emphasis on the mechanism of action of streptokinase, the bleeding caused by this agent, and incomplete thrombolysis.
A case of portal vein thrombosis with ascites in an adult is presented with postmortem findings.
The frequency and duration of complications were compared in premature babies fed by nasojejunal and nasogastric tubes.
A fetus with no head or neck was dissected in order to trace possible remnants of those structures.
The association of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and acromegaly, presenting with gross deformity of the skull and fractures of the left femur and right humerus, is descriptionbed in a 42-year-old Black woman.
Two cases of acute leukaemia, one monoblastic and one myelomonocytic, in which hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia and hypocalcaemia were documented, are reported.
The amendment to the Factories, Machinery and Building Work Act of 1941 in regard to hearing conservation is outlined.