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Resection of the liver for colorectal carcinoma metastases
In this review of a collected series of patients undergoing hepatic resection for colorectal metastases, 100 patients were found to have survived greater than five years from the time of resection.… Expand
Aortoenteric Fistula Due to Endoleak Coil Embolization after Endovascular AAA Repair
- D. Bertges, E. Villella, M. Makaroun
- Journal of endovascular therapy : an official…
- 1 February 2003
Purpose: To report a late complication associated with embolization coils used to treat an endoleak after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. Case Report: A 79-year-old man with a… Expand
High free fall with survival.
A free fall, the unimpeded drop of a body from a known point to a known impaction point, is common in modern society. Death usually results when distance is more than six stories. The following case… Expand
Comparison of supramesenteric aortic cross-clamping with supraceliac aortic cross-clamping for aortic reconstruction.
OBJECTIVE Supraceliac aortic cross-clamping (SCXC) is routinely used during open aortic reconstruction (OAR) of pararenal aortic disease when suprarenal control is not feasible. On occasion, however,… Expand
Injection of petroleum distillates is rare. We recently cared for a man with a long history of drug abuse who attempted intravenous injection with gasoline into a right forearm vein in order to "get… Expand
The management of anaphylactoid reactions to urokinase.
Splenocolic fistula in a patient with polycythemia vera.
Traumatic forequarter amputation.
Traumatic forequarter amputation is a rare and devastating injury in which the arm, scapula, clavicle, and pectoral muscles are avulsed from the body by a tremendous force. The case of a man who… Expand
Missile embolus of the portal vein.
A missile embolus, an extremely rare lesion, presents an unusual and challenging problem for the clinician. A case is discussed in which a patient sustained a gunshot wound of the portal vein, and… Expand
Prodigal Son: Dancing for Balanchine in a World of Pain and Magic
In this autobiography, American ballet dancer Edward Villella speaks frankly about the cost associated with his success - and the glory. He shows what it was like for a kid from Queens to find… Expand