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During a 30-month period, 126 operations for emergency large bowel conditions were performed: 57 were for colonic carcinoma, 26 for acute diverticulitis, 14 for colonic ischaemia, 13 for complications of inflammatory bowel disease, and 16 for other conditions. Sixty-eight patients had peritonitis. One hundred and ten patients (87.3 per cent) underwent(More)
The number of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (RAAA) was documented over an 8-year-period in a known population age group. Patient figures were collected from the operative and post-mortem registers in the Worthing Health District. The overall mean incidence of RAAA was 13.9/100,000 patient years, although the incidence was noted to increase from 9.2 to(More)
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation is the only definite treatment for patients with irreversible liver failure. This explored the impact of portal vein hemodynamic velocities on graft functions to determine the mean portal vein velocities that may increase small-for-size syndrome (SFSS) risk. METHODS The study was conducted with 123 cirrhotic patients who(More)
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