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June 17, 1933

ITALY

JAMA. 1933;100(24):1949-1950. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740240045026

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Abstract

A Course in Endocrinology  A special course dealing with the subjects of endocrinology and arthrology, under the auspices of the Istituto interuniversitario italiano, is to be held in Varese. Professor Ponticaccia will have charge of this course. Lectures will be given on the anatomic and physiologic foundations of endocrinopathy and on the pathology and clinical manifestations of the glands of internal secretion. In addition, acute articular rheumatism, other infectious forms of rheumatism, and chronic arthropathies and their treatment will be discussed.

Treatment of Bronchopulmonary Suppurations  Professor Pieri has tried in a number of cases the intravenous injection of alcohol in the treatment of bronchopulmonary suppurative processes and reported his results to the Società medico chirurgica of Belluno. The method was recently proposed by Landau, Fejgin and Bauer. It appears that the alcohol thus injected is taken up through the lungs by the reticulo-endothelial system and causes an attenuation of the

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