The Airflometer is presented as an inexpensive instrument suitable for lung function testing in general clinical practice.
Epinephrine and saline or cyclic somatostatin were infused into normal persons to study the effect of somatostatin on free fatty acid (FFA) release.
In a microbiological investigation of winter gastro-enteritis in 23 White children rotaviruses were found in 14 (61 %) and parvovirus-like particles in 1 (4%).
Resection of the rectum, with restoration of continuity by means of a primary, transanal, anocolic anastomosis, is a useful method in the treatment of certain rectal tumours.
A survey of the radiation exposure during xeroradiography of the breast for normal clinical exposures is presented.
Fungal infections are increasing in frequency, especially among patients with haematological malignancies.
The results of a retrospective autopsy study of 115 adult patients with haematological or lymphoreticular malignancies or who had undergone transplantation procedures, are presented.
A diagnostic approach to pulmonary complications in the immunocompromised patient is outlined.