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The Republic of Vietnam urgently needs help from other countries to provide civilian medical care. Children's Medical Relief International (CMRI) has established a modern surgical facility in Saigon. An international staff provides plastic and reconstructive surgery for Vietnamese...
The oncogenic effects of childhood irradiation of the thymus gland were investigated by following up 466 irradiated subjects, 506 unirradiated subjects with similar illnesses, and the siblings of both series. In the irradiated group there were two malignant and nine benign thyroid...
This book represents another addition to the growing library of works in the field of pediatric surgery. It is written in a refreshing, readable style that brings to mind one of Dr. Raffensperger's predecessors at Children's Memorial Hospital, the late Willis Potts. It has a very good...
Procedures may reduce recurrence of colon cancer
Recurrence of colonic cancer at the suture line after a segment has been removed is more common than most surgeons realize, but there are a number of techniques which can reduce the recurrence rate, reports Isidore...
Aspirin-induced bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract manifests itself in two forms: the frequent occult loss of blood which reportedly1 occurs in 70% of patients taking repeated doses of aspirin, and the uncommon overt hemorrhage. Two mechanisms have been implicated in the causation...
The chief contribution of this book about paranoids and paranoia is its focus on the topic as a syndrome—a constellation of traits and symptoms that constitute a spectrum of paranoid phenomena ranging from relatively minor patterns in seemingly "normal" individuals, to paranoid...
A newly published book1 will stimulate all thoughtful physicians. The authors, Paul and Anne Ehrlich, are biologists, and their concern stems from the "population explosion." Basically, their thesis is neo-Malthusian: population can increase logarithmically while resources can increase...
To the Editor.—
Recently our laboratory reported a case history of a man with a 47XYY karyotype who demonstrated no obvious antisocial behavior but who had a history of poor reproduction.1 We thought that other 47XYY individuals might be present in the general...
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