Monthly Archive:: April 2016

Sclerosing peritonitis

Is sclerosing peritonitis a foreign body response? This week I (plus two colleagues) operated a case of sclerosing peritonitis. It is an unusual entity of which I have previously operated 3 or 4 cases. Viewing it as

Anopexia – stapled hemorrhoidectomy

I wish to find out how many of you have heard of stapled hemorrhoidectomy, or have done it yourself.  A short introduction follows.

Why I talk to comatose patients

Why I talk to comatose patients By James J. McCague, MD The news of Henry Baker’s admission to intensive care distressed me. Henry, a retired executive whom I’d treated for a neurogenic bladder, had been my patient