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To the Editor.—
I have just read the reply by Doris G. Bartuska, MD (240:1903, 1978), to a question regarding the "indications for venous sampling for parathyroid hormone levels in patients with hypercalciuria who have normal [peripheral] serum calcium and [parathyroid hormone] PTH levels."
This book is essentially based on the techniques and attitudes of one group of anesthesiologists—the Massachusetts General Hospital group.
The book's coverage of its subject is excellent; it deals with the effects of anesthetics and neuromuscular agents. It discusses the various diseases such as...
Pituitary tumor (eg, chromophobe adenoma)CraniopharyngiomaAneurysm of the internal carotid arteryEmpty sellaIncreased intracranial pressureJuxtasellar tumor (eg, chiasmatic glioma)Osteoporosis
Basal encephaloceleChondromaChordomaCretinismHurler's syndromeHypogonadismMetastatic...
To the Editor.—
Camphorated oil, the externally used, over-the-counter rubefacient and liniment, is an embarrassment to pharmacists, because they continue to stock and sell this questionably effective, toxic preparation, which has a history of being mistakenly ingested for castor oil, the...
Diseases of kidney, ureter yield to fiberoptics and foreign aid
Transurethral ureterorenoscopy is being routinely used for such procedures as tumor biopsy and the removal or manipulation of kidney stones by a team of Illinois urologists.
While direct visualization of the kidney promises...
In the foreword to Mental Illness in Pregnancy and the Puerperium, Professor Sir John Dewhurst writes: "The disorders of the mind during pregnancy have received far less attention than the disorders of the body." The implication is that this brief collection of papers from different British...
The diagnostic value of a strikingly elevated serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level in association with only small or no increases in SGOT and alkaline phosphatase levels was noted in five patients with proved renal infarction. Four had renal artery embolism and infarction in association with...
To the Editor.—
A recent article by Puggiari and Cherington, "Botulism and Guanidine: Ten Years Later" (240:2276, 1978), reported on two additional cases of botulism treated with guanidine hydrochloride. The authors noted improved strength of ocular and limb muscles but not of respiratory...
Guanidine is neither a cure for botulism nor has it helped all patients with botulism. That it has helped some patients with botulism is now documented in the world literature. In deciding whether or not to treat the patient with guanidine, the clinician might consider the...
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