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August 22, 1931


JAMA. 1931;97(8):554-555. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730080046022

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Congress of Anatomy  The Società italiana di anatomia will hold its third congress at Palermo, in October. The topics on the program are: (1) morphogenesis of derivatives from the intestine, with an official paper by Professor Bruni, of the University of Parma, and (2) new data on the histochemistry, morphology and histophysiology of cellular lipoids, with an official paper by Professor Ciaccio of Messina. Professor Luna, of the University of Palermo, will be secretary of the congress.

Society for Promotion of Study of Tuberculosis  The Rome chapter of the Società italiana di studi scientifici sulla tuberculosi met recently under the chairmanship of Professor Morelli.

CHANGES IN CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION IN DISPLACEMENT OF MEDIASTINUM  Dr. Monaldi discussed the cardiovascular functioning of twenty-six patients, subjected to therapeutic pneumothorax, who presented displacement of the mediastinum. He examined the arterial pressure; the power of circulatory adaptation to various exigencies of the organism, tested by means

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