Five patients with lung disease caused by mycobacteria other than tubercle (MOTT) bacilli are descriptionbed.
A study of the drinking habits of Coloured adults in 1963, and of a sample of the same population 6 years later, showed that drinking patterns had remained remarkably stable.
Four of a series of 40 patients who underwent the Nissen fundoplication to correct reflux oesophagitis developed gastric ulceration 24, 22, 15 and 13 months respectively after the procedure.
A randomized, double-blind crossover study conducted on 55 patients showed tolmetin (Tolectin; Ethnor) (900 mg daily) to be as effective as aspirin (4500 mg daily) in relieving the symptoms and signs of osteo-arthritis of the knee.
A thin-section technique for demonstrating indirect immunofluorescence in tissue sections is descriptionbed.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from 142 patients was tested for the presence of Haemophilus influenzae, pneumococcal and meningococcal antigens by counter-immuno-electrophoresis with commercial antisera.
The thrust of this contribution is contained in an analysis of the refined sealing devices which supplement the co-operative interactions between the anorectum and its surroundings.
Contraction of the distal sphincter of the common bile duct (as distinct from the sphincter of Oddi) may produce a pseudocalculus defect.