L W Worman

Learn More
During the years 1971 to 1978, 252 patients needed surgical treatment of primary or secondary esophagitis. Major operations performed were 73 Belsey Mark IV repairs, 55 Hill repairs, and 129 Nissen repairs. In the group with primary reflux, barium swallow tests and endoscopy were useful in confirming the diagnosis in patients with typical symptoms; routine(More)
The bronchial washings of 58 patients with benign and neoplastic conditions involving the lungs were evaluated for immunoglobulin content. Levels in the washings from the diseased lung were compared with those from the normal contralateral lung. In normal patients and those with either bilateral inflammatory diseases or unilateral bronchiectasis or(More)
The authors present a patient with traumatic bilateral carotid-cavernous sinus fistulas associated with fracture of the sella turcica. Repeat angiography ten days after admission revealed that the left fistula had enlarged and was shunting the entire output of the left carotid artery and a portion of the output of the basilar artery. A muscle embolization(More)