John J. McKeown

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Computerized tomography allows good definition of the retroperitoneal space, especially the abdominal aorta. During a 15 month interval, 30 patients with pulsatile, abdominal masses were evaluated by computerized tomography to determine the presence of an aortic aneurysm, 4 centimeters or greater in size. Twenty-one of the 30 patients were found to have an(More)
Chronic pancreatitis (CP) has been defined as a continuing inflammatory disease of the pancreas characterized by irreversible morphological changes, often associated with pain and with the loss of exocrine and endocrine function which may be clinically relevant (Clain JE Surg Clin North Am 1999). Pain is the principal cause of intractability and together(More)