George Maupin

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In 1999, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) introduced the SAGES Outcomes Initiative as a way for its members to track their own outcomes. It contains perioperative and postoperative data on nearly 20,000 operations. This report provides a descriptive analysis of the groin hernia database. The SAGES Outcomes Initiative(More)
Several definitions for pancreatic leakage after pancreaticodoudenectomy exist, and the reported range of 2–50% underscores this variation. The goal was to determine if drain data alone was predictive of a leak and validate International Study Group on Pancreatic Fistula (ISGPF) leak criteria. Participating surgeons entered de-identified data into a(More)
Between January 1, 1978, and December 31, 1987, a total of 103 patients had operations for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. The average age was 73 years (range, 53 to 91 years). Thirty-two patients died during surgery or in the immediate postoperative period. In 19 of the remaining 71 patients ischemic colitis developed, an incidence of 27 per cent.(More)
In 1999, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) introduced the SAGES Outcomes Initiative as a method for its members to use for tracking their own outcomes. This report provides a descriptive analysis of the cholecystectomy database. The SAGES Outcome Initiative database was accessed for all gallbladder cases from September(More)
We devised a simple and reliable method of profile analysis for facial plastic surgery. Profile photographs are taken with the natural head position technique. Key cephalometric landmarks are then identified and digitalized from either photographs or slides, using a digitalizer with a resolution of 0.001 in. The digitalizing pad is connected to a(More)
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