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The records of 66 patients with histologically proven adenocarcinoma of the duodenum were reviewed retrospectively to determine factors influencing survival. The parameters studied were age, sex, weight loss, jaundice, anaemia, duodenal stenosis, type of surgical procedure, tumour size and location, depth of parietal invasion, presence and location of lymph(More)
OBJECTIVE To propose guidelines for treatment based on the study of early and late outcome after various surgical procedures for sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis (SEP). PRIMARY BACKGROUND DATA: SEP is rare. The main complication is intestinal obstruction. Ideal treatment is resection of the membrane, whenever possible. Mortality and morbidity, however,(More)
A case of sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis was observed in a patient who had been treated by continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis for 4 years. During that period the patient had always used a lactate buffered dialysate (Dianeal solution, supplied by Travenol) and no disinfectant. Nine episodes of peritonitis occurred during the first two years of(More)
Four cases of torsion of the spermatic cord in the neonatal period were examined. In the light of the literature, the authors present the diagnostic approach and their conclusions concerning therapy. They insist on the necessity of a complete examination in the labour room and on the use of transillumination. Orchidectomy must be examined in relation to the(More)
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