J. Henry Biggart

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Plaques constructed with 125I were used to irradiate the sites of perforating ocular injuries in rabbits. An approximate dose of 16Gy given over a period of 6 days was shown to significantly reduce intraocular cellular proliferation when irradiation was commenced within 24 hours after injury. If irradiation was delayed until day 5, this reduction in(More)
WHILST neurofibromatosis, in more or less localised form, is not infrequently seen, most of our knowledge concerning the histological structure of the nodules is gained from biopsy specimens. The following case, illustrating as it does the widespread distribution of the process and the nature of the associated lesions, seemed, therefore, worthy of report.(More)
THE eosinophil cell of the blood is usually packed with large spheroidal granules. These measure from 0.25 to 0.5 microns in diameter, and average over two hundred per cell. Their number and size vary somewhat in disease, and in a film from a patient with asthma some of the cells only contained from eighty to a hundred granules. In spite of their relatively(More)
THE following three cases appeared of general interest, as the essential findings at post-mortem were limited to a peculiar form of myocardial degeneration, of which we can find no record in British literature. CASE I The patient, D. L., was a female child aged 22 months. On 4/11/43 she had what her mother described as a "choking turn," following which she(More)
have little or no place in the treatment of these patients. General tonics are prescribed more as a placebo than for any psycho'ogical or physical benefit. The dictum of Robert Hutchison, however, still holds good, that bromide often acts like a charm, especially if given to the parents. REFERENCES. (3) "Recent Advances in Psychiatry" (Devine). (4) "Nervous(More)
THOUGH in recent years there has been an increasing number of reports of cases of monocytic leukaemia, some doubt still exists about the actual mother cell of the circulating monocyte. Some authors seek its origin in the bone marrow; others in the littoral 'cells of the sinusoids of the spleen or lymph nodes, whilst for still ,others it arises from the(More)