A L Jackson Slappy

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Primary adenocarcinoma of a permanent ileostomy is a rare and unusual complication. We report a case of primary adenocarcinoma arising at an ileostomy site 46 years after total proctocolectomy for Crohn's colitis. In addition, we performed a literature search and found 36 such cases reported. Based on the results of this case and literature review, we(More)
The syndrome of watery diarrhea associated with hypokalemia and achlorhydria was originally described in 1958. Subsequently, this syndrome was shown to be caused by a neuroendocrine tumor secreting vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), and such tumors are almost always pancreatic in origin. We describe the case of a 78-year-old woman with gradual onset of(More)
Prophylactic placement of feeding jejunostomy tubes in patients undergoing esophagectomy or gastrectomy continues to be a common practice. The aim of jejunostomy is to maintain nutrition, especially with an anastomotic leak. Frequently total or supplemental nutrition through a jejunostomy is not required, rendering prophylactic placement unnecessary. In(More)
Currently available aortic stent-grafts require bilateral femoral incisions for device deployment. The incidence of morbidity (infection, lymphatic complications, breakdown) of vertical, infrainguinal incisions used in endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) was assessed, and the natural history of asymptomatic groin fluid(More)
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