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It is known that plaster-of-Paris casts can cause burns. Experiments were done to determine what factors are involved in causing an elevation of the temperature in a freshly applied cast. A glass tube filled with water between the temperatures of 36 and 39 degrees Celsius was used to simulate a leg for this study. Standard plaster casts were applied to the(More)
To determine if preoperative irradiation should be abandoned in favor of post-hysterectomy irradiation, 65 cases of stage I endometrial carcinomas were analyzed. When no residual tumor or no myometrial invasion was found in the irradiated uterus (38 cases), a 5-year cure rate of 97.3% was obtained. When residual tumor or myometrial invasion was found, there(More)
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