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Arterial stiffness is associated with reduced baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) and resistance training; thus a potentially increased cardiovascular risk in resistance-trained (RT) individuals. The effects of resistance training on arterial stiffness and BRS have been evaluated at rest, but cardiovascular abnormalities that are not shown at rest may be revealed(More)
Bed availability remains a constant struggle for tertiary care centers resulting in the use of management protocols to streamline patient care and reduce length of stay (LOS). A standardized perioperative management protocol for uncomplicated acute appendicitis (UA) was implemented in April 2014 to decrease both CT scan usage and LOS. Patients who underwent(More)
SUMMARY There have been several cases of microvascular repair of traumatically avulsed or amputated ears in the literature. It seems that, if possible at the time of operation, microsurgical techniques yield the best results. However, because of the nature, complexity, and acuity of traumatic injuries, this option is not always feasible. Although the(More)
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