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July 8, 1933


JAMA. 1933;101(2):153-154. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740270057024

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Rapid Cholecystography  Dr. Eduardo Cotrim presented before the Paulist Association of Medicine, January 20, a study of cholecystography by means of tetiothalein sodium. He concludes that the best results are obtained by an intravenous injection of 125 cc. of a 40 per cent solution of dextrose ten minutes after the tetiothalein has been given in the usual dose, dissolved in 40 cc. of distilled water and followed by 25 units of insulin subcutaneously. The gallbladder becomes visible from one and one-half to two hours later. He discusses the mechanism of the procedure, demonstrating the part that dextrose plays. He concludes with a study of the advantages of the Antonuci method over that of Graham.

Roentgenographic Study of the Mastoid  Dr. Mangabeira Albernaz, in a communication to the Paulist Association of Medicine, January 17, stated that a roentgenographic study of the mastoid may be made from a strictly roentgenologic point of

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