James R Fenton

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Primary angiosarcoma of the aorta is a rare malignancy that is characterized by rapid proliferation and propensity for metastasis. It has been reported only 35 times in the surgical literature. This case report presents a 66-year-old man diagnosed with angiosarcoma of his native aorta 7 years after endograft repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. We then(More)
This report describes the surgical management of 12 hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistulae in whom non-infected, fusiform venous aneurysms developed that compromised access for dialysis. The venous aneurysmal changes were too extensive to permit excision and primary veno-venous anastomosis. To avoid the use of synthetic interpositional grafts,(More)
BACKGROUND Jejunostomy tubes (JT) are routinely placed at the time of esophagectomy and can be associated with low--but not insignificant--morbidity. Increased emphasis on evidence-based medicine prompted this critical review of JT use during esophagectomy and factors that predict the absolute need for JT. METHODS All esophagectomies performed at one(More)
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