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Loop and co-workers, in this issue of The Journal (p 63), describe studies in which they have been able to achieve major savings for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) by a reassessment of the entire operative experience. By carrying out workups on an outpatient basis and...
This superbly written and well-organized monograph deals with the clinical aspects of the complications of pancreatitis, irrespective of the etiology. The 13 chapters are written by acknowledged experts, mainly surgeons. Their overall emphasis is on clinical management of all systemic and local...
Complete clinical recovery from active hepatitis B (HBV) viral infection is no guarantee that the disease will not recur if the experience of a group of investigators at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is any guide.
Of 25 patients seen at the NIH's Clinical Center with a history of...
Twelve patients with hypertension who did not become normotensive after treatment with hydrochlorothiazide alone were studied. Treadmill exercise testing was done before and after additional treatment to standing resting normotension with β-blocker drugs. The double product (peak mean BP times...
Patients with multivessel coronary atherosclerosis and stable angina pectoris were examined by outpatient testing and admitted to a staging area with their families on the morning of coronary bypass surgery. This experimental group was not hospitalized before surgery. Their hospital charges were...
To the Editor.—
I read the CASE REPORT by Younkin and colleagues of persistent bacteremia related to a residual ventricular septal defect 15 years after correction of tetralogy of Fallot (1982;248:2310). In their discussion, they noted that only ten cases of patients with endocarditis after...
Drs Bell and Tubbs raise a matter of concern to those who cannot reconcile the process of evolution with their religious convictions.
While I appreciate that concern, I must reiterate that new genetic studies strongly buttress the mass of evidence favoring evolution and the...
To the Editor.—
The recent article entitled "Mechanisms of Gene Evolution" by Leder (1982;248:1582) details the remarkable achievements that have been made in molecular genetics. However, the article content is based on the assumption that gene evolution is a fact and not an unprovable theory....
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