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Because of the significant mortality associated with the conventional surgical approach to abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) in the high risk patients and in those with ruptured aneurysms, we have developed a new approach to this problem, intraluminal aneurysm exclusion. This was achieved by an intraluminal prosthesis which approximated the diameter of the(More)
Eleven impotent men underwent deep-penile-vein arterialization after preoperative assessment by a multidisciplinary team. Penile Doppler pressures, testosterone levels, and nocturnal penile tumescence were used to establish a vasculogenic etiology. Cavernosography, artificial erection by saline infusion, and selective hypogastric arteriography were obtained(More)
Observations were made in 53 mongrel dogs, in which a nonseptic inflammatory lesion was induced by intramuscular injection of 10% calcium chloride into 1 thigh, to evaluate the relationship between bacterial endotoxin and the active hyperemia of inflammation. 4 days after lesion induction, the inflammatory lesion was associated with an increase in blood(More)