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To the Editor.—
The commentary entitled "Cancer—Attack or Retreat?" (230:555, 1974) by Pekar draws broad conclusions about the National Cancer Program (NCP) that are illfounded and unsubstantiated and, therefore, misleading to those not familiar with the substance of the program and the...
The seventh edition of this standard hematological encyclopedia, now a mighty 1,896 pages, has increased 50% over the previous edition. This is due not to redundancy but merely to a reflection of the knowledge explosion within hematology.
As with the previous editions, the illustrative figures,...
Thrombocytopenic purpura is one of few hematologic disorders that may be a five-alarm emergency. It is potentially fatal, yet potentially curable. Adequate intervention can mean the difference.
Evaluation of the case need not take long. Look at the patient. Look at a blood smear. Do a platelet...
To the Editor.—
Even now, eight months after my visit to the People's Republic of China as a representative of the American Medical Association, my thoughts frequently turn to Tseng Hsien Chu—especially as I tour our American medical schools.
The remarkable thing about Tseng is not that he is a...
In a 52-year-old man with chronic renal failure, severe angina occurred when he was receiving hemodialysis. A double coronary bypass graft was performed, providing complete relief.
(JAMA 232:736-737, 1975)
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in childhood is usually a benign, self-limited illness. Life-threatening complications, such as central nervous system (CNS) hemorrhage, occur in less than 1% of cases. We report a case in which the patient failed to respond to splenectomy and highdose...
INTERNAL and external fistulae often occur during the course of Crohn disease1-3 and occasionally are the initial manifestations of this disorder.4
We wish to report a patient with an apparent ileovesical fistula on barium enema that was subsequently shown to be an atypical manifestation of...
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