Pat Ballen

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Trabeculectomies performed on 33 eyes were compared to 28 standard filtering procedures done at the same institution during a 4 year period. The success rates in the two groups of patients whether white or black were statistically comparable, 92% in the trabeculectomy group and 77% in the standard filtering surgical group. Only cases of phakic open angle(More)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) can be introduced into a community with morbidity and mortality rates equal to that of open cholecystectomy. The entire general surgical community of Greensboro, NC, learned the technique of LC on animal models prior to offering this innovation to the community. Over the ensuing 12 months, they served as surgeons or(More)