Cornelius E. Sedgwick

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Records of 792 patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma seen at the Lahey Clinic Foundation over a 40-year period were analyzed; 631 patients had a minimum followup period of 15 years. Differentiated types currently constitute nearly 90% of thyroid carcinomas. The clinical presentation has improved substantially through the years, and the results of(More)
Six hundred patients with primary differentiated thyroid carcinoma had follow-up studies for a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 45 years. Recurrence rate and death rate were significantly different in defined high-risk and low-risk groups of patients. These basic risk groups were defined by age and sex alone; low risk consisted of men 40 years of age(More)
Patients with free intraperitoneal air usually undergo emergency surgery. Some of these patients will have no identifiable perforation, for instance those with pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis. This is a rare condition characterized by multiple intramural gas cysts in the gastrointestinal tract. The most common symptoms are meteorism, excessive(More)