Bethann Johnson

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It is thought there is an increased incidence of incisional herniation after the repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. We sought to assess this premise by reviewing 281 patients who had undergone abdominal aortic aneurysm repair over the preceding eight years at Concord Hospital. Incisional hernias were found in fourteen patients. This made up 5% of the(More)
A 22-year-old man presented with left-arm ischaemia, 22 months after placement of a clavicular compression plate for a fractured left clavicle. Digital subtraction angiography revealed a distal subclavian artery injury which, during surgery, was found to be caused by a screw in the compression plate. Ligation of the subclavian artery followed by(More)
Long-segment congenital tracheal stenosis is characterized by complete tracheal rings. Surgery is required during infancy to optimize outcomes, and the post-surgery complications include mucus plugging, airway trauma, dehiscence at the surgery site, and death. We report a 5-week-old patient who developed a tracheal-wall dehiscence after a slide(More)
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