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type B disection

A Rodríguez Paramás, C Lendoiro Otero, J A González García, R Souviron Encabo, B Scola Yurrita
OBJECTIVE: To review our experience and results in the diagnosis and treatment of a low incidence pathology such as the cancer of the parotid gland. METHODS: The study reviewed 40 patients with malignant tumors of the parotid gland treated between 1991 and 2002 in our hospital. It was used the staging system TNM (American Joint Committee on Cancer 1997). RESULTS: The most common histological type in our series is the squamous cell carcinoma, in general unilateral and in the superficial lobe...
May 2005: Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
P A Stonebridge, A I Tsoukas, F B Pomposelli, G W Gibbons, D R Campbell, D V Freeman, A Miller, F W LoGerfo
Between January 1984 and August 1989, 117 diabetic patients with a palpable popliteal pulse but distal limb threatening ischaemia underwent 124 popliteal artery (or below) to distal bypass grafts. All grafts were intra-operatively monitored. The operative mortality was 0.8% and the 30 day primary patency 93%. Primary patencies at 1 and 3 years were 88.6 and 85.2%, respectively. The results of using the popliteal artery as the proximal graft inflow site in diabetes are comparable to other patient groups and to alternative more proximal inflow sites, but require a shorter length of vein graft with a shorter vein harvesting incision, avoid groin disection and result in a more peripheral operation...
June 1991: European Journal of Vascular Surgery
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