James L Fowler

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From 48 consecutive cases of atlas fractures presenting over a 12.5-year period, two groups are apparent that differ in age, presentation, mechanism of injury, and treatment given. Jefferson fractures were, on average, 42 years of age. Displaced Jefferson fractures were treated by traction. At final review, those that had been reduced and those that were(More)
Horizontal panniculectomy (PAN) offers the advantage of wide exposure for hernia repair with elimination of excess skin and adiposity, at the expense of massive subcutaneous flap creation and its attendant risks. We report our experience with ventral hernia repair (VHR) with PAN compared with patients with hernia repair alone. A prospective database was(More)
Concomitant mesh repair of large umbilical hernias and abdominoplasty pose a serious risk of devascularizing the umbilical stalk. A technique of placing mesh in a sublay manner, deep to the fascial defect, for an umbilical herniorrhaphy to avoid damage to the deep umbilical perforators during an abdominoplasty is described.
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