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In early vocal cord carcinoma, radiation therapy with surgery held in reserve is the treatment of choice.
That's the conclusion of a retrospective study of 177 patients treated during a 26-year period at the Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis. At...
Ultrasound probes are finding their way into the crowded arena of the chest during open heart surgery.
The objective: to image the coronary arteries. Already ultrasound is being used intraoperatively in vascular, pancreatic, biliary tract, renal, and neurosurgery (JAMA [MEDICAL NEWS]...
Marion B. Sulzberger, MD, lives in Western Edge, the cusp of that posh Divisadero Street hill, with its stunted trees and great old San Francisco mansions, called Pacific Heights. Two blocks up the hill you can see the bay sparkling in the sunlight. From the pleasant old apartment building, the...
To most people, five interlocked rings symbolize the Olympic games. To Ronald D. T. Cape, MD, they represent a "geriatric quintet" of problems that commonly are found in elderly patients: mental confusion, injurious falls, homeostatic impairment, incontinence, and iatrogenic disorders.
This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A new study linking regular, vigorous physical activity with possible high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol protection against heart disease won the...
To the Editor.—
Silverstein et al recently published an important analysis of patients with syncope who were admitted to their medical intensive care unit (ICU) (1982;248:1185). We would like to raise some relevant points stimulated by their article. First, we appreciate the difficulty in...
Once a syncopal event is over, there may be few clues to its cause. As Drs Martin and Moran understand, criteria for assigning cause are necessarily uncertain. Linking antecedent syncope to current ventricular ectopic activity is difficult, particularly at the relatively benign end...
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