American journal of diseases of children (1960)
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Follow-up study of synovectomies of the knee joint in patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
Synovectomies of the knee joint that were performed during the years 1960-65 at the Rheumatism Foundation Hospital because of rheumatoid arthritis have been re-examined after the lapse of 9.5 years in 156 patients and 202 knee joints and 110 non-operated knee joints of the same patients. Track of mo...
Splenectomy in childhood: a review in England and Wales, 1960-4.
An investigation was carried out of 821 children under the age of 16 years who were subjected to splenectomy in England and Wales during the 5 years 1960-4. A postal follow-up study provided satisfactory information concerning 96 per cent of these. Excluding early postoperative deaths, practically a...
Prevalence of serum antibody to staphylococcal enterotoxin F among Wisconsin residents: implications for toxic-shock syndrome.
Staphylococcal enterotoxin F (SEF) has previously been shown to be a marker for toxic-shock syndrome (TSS)-associated strains of Staphylococcus aureus, whereas the serologic absence of antibody to SEF (anti-SEF) has been shown to be a marker for susceptibility of persons to TSS. In this study, anti-...
A survey of infectious mononucleosis in the North-East Regional Hospital Board area of Scotland, 1960-9.
Oligodendrogliomas: the Mayo Clinic experience.
Eighty-one patients with pure supratentorial oligodendrogliomas underwent surgery alone (19 patients) or surgery plus postoperative radiation therapy (63 patients) between the years 1960 and 1982. The median survival time and the 5-, 10-, and 15-year survival rates for these 82 patients were 7.1 yea...
Presenting signs of retinoblastoma.
A retrospective chart review was performed on the charts of 1265 patients with retinoblastoma who were on file at New York Hospital and whose conditions had been diagnosed between the years 1960 and 1990. The mean follow-up was 90 months, ranging from 0 to 409 months. Thirty-two distinct presenting...
Wilms' tumor in New York State: epidemiology and survivorship.
The outcomes during the period 1950--1972 were compared for Wilms' tumor patients in Erie County, New York (Buffalo and environs) and in a random selection of 23 counties having much smaller populations. For the Erie cohorts of 1967 to 1972 an 87 per cent 7-year survival rate was found as compared w...
Age, period and cohort effects on the risk of major depression: results from five United States communities.
Rates of major depression are presented from the recently completed Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) Study based on probability samples of over 18,000 adults, 18 years of age and older, living in five U.S. communities. These rates were analyzed to describe simultaneously the changes affecting succ...
Possible role of diet as a host factor in the aetiology of tobacco-induced lung cancer: an ecological study in southern and northern Italy.
Our data suggest that diet may modify the carcinogenic effect of tobacco in lung cancer....
Acute rheumatic fever in the young: changing prevalence and pattern.
Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is rare in young people. A group of 28 patients is described who were hospitalized during the years 1960-1984. Patients were divided into two groups: children who were admitted between 1960 and 1966 and those admitted between 1966 and 1984. The annual incidence of ARF dec...