Surgery in Patients With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

@article{Robinson1987SurgeryIP,
  title={Surgery in Patients With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome},
  author={Garret Robinson and Samuel Eric Wilson and Russell A. Williams},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={122 2},
  pages={
          170-5
        }
}
Between 1982 and 1985, 21 patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (20 men and one woman; mean age, 36 years) underwent 31 surgical procedures at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, or the UCLA Medical Center (skin, lymph node, and endoscopic biopsies were excluded). The operations included seven emergencies and 24 elective operations (eight major and 16 minor). Pathologic findings included cytomegalovirus colon perforation (two), disseminated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) of the small… CONTINUE READING
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