Harvey Magee

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The U.S. military currently faces serious difficulties in training medical personnel in peacetime for the tasks of war. The military beneficiary population comprises fit young service men and women, their dependents, and retirees. Their peacetime care, although vital, does little to prepare military medical personnel for war. Medical commanders have(More)
One hundred and sixty-eight ruptured aortic aneurysms presenting at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in an 11-year period have been reviewed. Surgical treatment still carries a high mortality and a very high postoperative morbidity. The survival rate in the Vascular Unit of this hospital has improved during the period studied and in the last five years has(More)
A retrospective analysis of 75 patients with 103 atherosclerotic popliteal aneurysms, seen at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, was undertaken to assess the results of management and the most appropriate approach to the contralateral popliteal aneurysm. These patients were seen between January 1968 and December 1985. There were no females, the mean age(More)
The successful management of 2 patients is reported, each involving the closure of a fistula into the inferior vena cava as a sequel to the rupture of an atherosclerotic aortic aneurysm. It is an uncommon complication which should be suspected in the presence of an aortic aneurysm with a loud machinery bruit. Associated peripheral cyanosis and venous(More)
  • Harvey Magee
  • The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery
  • 1986
Involvement of the carotid artery by malignant disease may present the surgeon with a dilemma. An aggressive approach to the problem may improve results in some cases that have not developed distant metastases. Adequate assessment in the planning of a curative surgical procedure is necessary and some of the problems in dealing with involvement of the artery(More)
A review of arterial embolism to upper and lower limbs from 1961 to 1985. During this period 253 patients were treated for 269 episodes of embolus at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. The period was divided into 5 year intervals and analysis showed significantly increasing age for the population over this period. Similarly a decreasing mortality rate was(More)
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