Peter Dineen

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Four hundred and two patients with Meckel's diverticulum are reviewed. Symptoms referable to the diverticulum occurred in 68 patients or 16.9 per cent of the group. Obstruction of the small intestine, inflammation and lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding accounted for 90 per cent of the presenting symptoms. A 10.3 per cent mortality and a 17.6 per cent(More)
One hundred six pancreaticoduodenectomies, including 10 cases done for benign disease were reviewed, retrospectively, and 51 factors analyzed. There is a significant difference in survival based upon final pathologic diagnosis. Five-year survivals were 0% for adenocarcinoma of the pancreas, 38% for duodenal carcinoma, 24% for CBD caracinoma, 30% for(More)
  • P Dineen
  • Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
  • 1976
It has been demonstrated that oxidized regenerated cellulose promptly and markedly reduces the bacterial census of ten different strains of common pathogens when exposed to them in vitro. This was not true of two other hemostatic agents tested, namely, absorbable gelatin sponge and topical thrombin. Wounds in guinea pigs in which oxidized regenerated(More)
Pilonidal carcinoma is an infrequent complication of pilonidal disease. The surgeon's suspicion should be raised in cases of longstanding pilonidal inflammation. The disease occurs most frequently in men. The lesion is often a well-differentiated squamous carcinoma. Wide excisions at the initial procedure following a brief period of local wound care, is the(More)
Two groups of dogs had aortotomies and insertion of a Teflon patch. One group had the area of the aorta with the patch wrapped with oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC); the other group served as a control. Both groups of animals were infected with S. aureus intravenously immediately after removal of the aortic clamps. The animals which had ORC wrapping of(More)
Controversy continues regarding the optimal surgical treatment of Crohn's disease involving the ileum and cecum. Over 43-years, 161 patients underwent primary surgery for this disease at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Resection was performed in 115 patients, bypass with exclusion in 25, and side-to-side ileotranverse colostomy in 21. Overall(More)