P J Donald

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PURPOSE To determine whether plain film and CT findings help predict the presence and severity of vascular trauma. METHODS The records of 65 patients with gunshot wounds of the neck were reviewed. There were 58 men and 7 women ranging in age from 2 to 72 years. All had angiography of the cervical vessels; in addition, 64 had plain radiography, 22 had CT,(More)
The potential for remediation of a host of varied disease processes afflicting the skull base has been increasingly realized over the past two decades. Advances in medical technology, the development of new approaches, and most importantly the close cooperation of the head and neck surgeon and the neurological surgeon have made this possible. Surgeons are(More)
Maxillary osteotomies are done to correct discrepancies in structural facial harmony. The deformities involve retrusion or protrusion, as well as pathological shortening and elongation of the maxilla. Surgical orthopedics of the maxilla move the nose in part, or in whole, in relationship to the rest of the face. Corrective rhinoplasty is sometimes necessary(More)
Traditional approaches to the jugular bulb principally designed for the extirpation of tumors of the skull base, such as chemodectomas, require a transmastoid approach with transposition of the facial nerve. Such manipulation of the nerve commonly leads to some postoperative impairment. The transmastoid transcervical approach, in which the patient's head is(More)
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