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Spontaneous rupture of the liver associated with pregnancy is a rare and grave complication. The maternal mortality is 59 per cent, the fetal mortality 62 per cent. The only hope of salvage is recognition of the characteristic signs and symptoms with prompt surgical intervention. Eighty-nine cases are reviewed and two cases are added, one in the puerperium(More)
A retrospective review of congenital cleft foot was done on 16 patients with 32 involved feet. The average age at the time of surgery was 4 years (range, 5 months to 13 years). The average follow-up after surgery was 7.8 years, with a range of 2-45 years. A simple classification based on severity of deficiency was developed. Twenty-three of the 24(More)
Reminiscencing over biomedical comput ing 25 years ago is much like recalling one's prenatal impressions: There is also a temptation to invent examples of inspiration post facto, testifying to one's sifts of insisht. Nevertheless, a few early recollections have that childlike aura of remembrance, are not immodest, and may be worth sharing. One such was a(More)
Chairmen of departments of obstetrics and gynecology in the United States and Canada were surveyed to determine how students were evaluated in obstetric-gynecologic clerkships. Internally developed written and oral examinations and subject examinations from the National Board of Medical Examiners were used in more than one-half the departments. Written,(More)