LV Hampson

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One hundred forty-eight cases of colon carcinoma were subjected to further pathologic study. Survival was correlated with stage and grade of the tumor and with the number of involved lymph nodes. In addition, cases were assessed as to the extent of local chronic inflammatory reaction about the lesion and the degree of sinus histiocytosis in draining lymph(More)
In a series of 760 patients with adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum, 103 patients presented with acute obstruction requiring urgent surgical decompression. Obstructed patients were slightly older and had slightly more advanced tumors than the total group. Obstructing lesions of the left colon treated primarily by staged procedures had relatively low(More)
An investigation was conducted to assess the accuracy of left heart filling pressures determined by a right heart catheter introduced at the bedside. Twelve patients were studied after open cardiac surgery by simultaneously recording pressures from both sides of the pulmonary capillary bed with a direct left atrial catheter and a flow-directed pulmonary(More)