The Chest Conference, held in the X-Ray Museum, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, convened at 5:10 p. m., Chairman W. Edward Chamberlain presiding.
May I call the Chest Conference to order and say that today's conference is being recorded by stenotype to be transcribed for publication? For that reason, I would ask everyone to speak distinctly and to the point. As usual, our discussion will be extemporaneous, but we should be brief.Will you introduce the case of J. T., Dr. Rosemond?
J. T. is a 42 year old man. He was admitted for investigation of pulmonary complaints. He states that for the past seven years he has had increasing dyspnea on exertion, associated with chronic productive cough, but no hemoptysis or pain in the chest. His attacks of dyspnea responded to epinephrine hydrochloride for a time but no longer do so. Skin tests revealed