Beau S Kelly

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METHODS The diagnostic performance of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) gland volume and prostate specific antigen (PSA) results were evaluated in 204 men consecutively scheduled to undergo transurethral prostatic resection (TUR). RESULTS Nonpalpable prostate cancer was detected by TRUS alone in 18% (29 of 161) and by TUR alone in 9% (14/161), for an overall(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of having attending trauma surgeons with added qualifications in surgical critical care present for the initial resuscitation at a regional trauma center. METHODS This study is a retrospective review of patients admitted between August of 1994 and December of 1995 from our trauma registry. The(More)
BACKGROUND Few large Western series on cholangiocarcinoma have been reported in the literature. We reviewed 40 consecutive cases of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas referred to a single center. METHODS From 1992 until 2000, 40 patients with extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas were evaluated. The charts of all patients were reviewed to evaluate predictors of(More)
Biliary complications following orthotopic liver transplantation have been reported in 10% to 30% of patients. Most surgeons perform an end-to-end choledochocholedochostomy with interrupted sutures for biliary reconstruction. The goal of this study was to compare biliary complications between interrupted suture (IS) and continuous suture (CS) techniques(More)
Seventy six patients underwent transrectal ultrasound examination of the prostate prior to radical prostatectomy. All radical specimens were weighed and measured when freshly excised. Corresponding measurements calculated using transrectal ultrasound dimensions were retrospectively compared with those of the freshly excised glands. Estimation of gland(More)
BACKGROUND Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a very rare, low-grade vascular tumor known to arise in soft tissues and visceral organs. Clinical diagnosis of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma remains a challenge, and although it is frequently managed with a liver transplant due to its multifocal nature, recurrence is a common complication. METHODS(More)
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