Wim Vergauwen

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We present the case of 12-year-old girl who was referred with persistent abdominal pain and a palpable mass after blunt trauma and whose final diagnosis was a solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas. This is the second case in our hospital of a solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas presenting after a blunt abdominal trauma. Solid pseudopapillary(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate our initial results with the titanium transverse plate fixation system of the sternum in four patients. METHODS Two patients with late dehiscence and persistent instability of the sternum after cardiac surgery were treated with refixation by titanium transverse plates and screws. Two patients were treated with the same refixation(More)
Despite early recanalization of an occluded infarct artery, up to 33% of patients with acute myocardial infarction do not obtain complete myocardial reperfusion due to a process of reperfusion injury. This study assessed whether adjunctive therapy with adenosine might prevent or attenuate the phenomenon of myocardial reperfusion injury. Myocardial(More)
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