Theodore C. Jewett

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Congenital diaphragmatic hernias (CDHs) presenting beyond the neonatal period are a rare and unusual problem; they occurred in 11 of 83 children at our institution. Two discrete clinical groups were apparent: (1) younger children, with mainly respiratory symptoms; and (2) older children with gastrointestinal (GI) complaints. Chest roentgenograms suggested(More)
The records of 583 children who were treated for intussusception at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo in the period 1930-1985 were reviewed. Following a change in management in 1970 from operative treatment to hydrostatic reduction of the intussusception by barium enema, two main groups are defined. In earlier years 95% of patients underwent operative(More)
Relative merits of three methods of diaphragmatic hernia repair were evaluated in growing animals. Twenty-five puppies underwent laparotomy. In four controls, the left hemidiaphragm was incised and sutured primarily. In the remaining dogs, it was partially resected sparing the phrenic nerve. The defects were repaired in six with silastic sheeting, in eight(More)
Three female patients ages 16, 16, and 12, and an 8-yr-old male presented with neck pathology/2 with abscesses, 1 with a submandibular mass and 1 with a spontaneously draining abscess. In 2 instances, routine oral cavity examinations including percussion of the teeth, failed to reveal significant pathology. A detailed examination by a dentist, intraoral(More)