Alexander Haworth

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Petersen's hernia (an internal hernia between the transverse mesocolon and Roux limb following Roux-en-Y reconstruction) is well described following laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. We describe a Petersen-type hernia in a patient who had undergone complex open upper gastrointestinal surgery for chronic pancreatitis.
We have investigated the genotype in 32 children with cystic fibrosis from Romania. The diagnosis of cystic fibrosis was made on the basis of typical clinical findings and sweat electrolyte levels using the pilocarpine iontophoresis method. Conclusion Genetic analysis of 32 children with cystic fibrosis from Romania showed a 25% incidence of DeltaF508(More)
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