Aaron D. Baugh

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Unlike its mammalian counterpart, the adult zebrafish heart is able to fully regenerate after severe injury. One of the most important events during the regeneration process is cardiomyocyte proliferation, which results in the replacement of lost myocardium. Growth factors that induce cardiomyocyte proliferation during zebrafish heart regeneration remain to(More)
BACKGROUND The Lung Cancer Risk Test (LCRT) trial is a prospective cohort study comparing lung cancer incidence among persons with a positive or negative value for the LCRT, a 15 gene test measured in normal bronchial epithelial cells (NBEC). The purpose of this article is to describe the study design, primary endpoint, and safety; baseline characteristics(More)
The postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a heterogeneous group of disorders that results in symptoms of orthostatic intolerance. Excess blood pooling has been observed to cause low effective circulating volume in the central vasculature. Consequently, acute volume loading with IV saline has emerged as a potential strategy for clinical intervention. We(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the characteristics of sleep in patients with Goldenhar Syndrome. DESIGN Retrospective review of all polysomnography studies conducted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals between 2003 and 2013 on patients carrying the diagnosis of Goldenhar's Syndrome. RESULTS A preponderance of patients demonstrated severe obstructive(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to approximate the annual clinical work that is performed during facial trauma coverage and analyze the economic incentives for subspecialty surgeons providing the coverage. METHODS A retrospective, clinical productivity data analysis of 6 consecutive years of facial trauma coverage at an American College of Surgeons-verified Level I(More)
INTRODUCTION A case of complex poly-trauma requiring multi-service management of rare, diagnoses is reviewed. PRESENTATION OF CASE A healthy 20 year old female suffered double epidural hematoma, base of, skull fracture, traumatic cranial nerve X palsy, benign positional paroxysmal vertigo and supraorbital, neuralgia following equestrian injury. (More)
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