Alexandra P Lahurd

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A 20-year-old competitive figure skater presented with an acute disabling knee injury that occurred in the overhead, non-weight-bearing knee during the performance of a Biellmann spin. Examination and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed the diagnosis of a complete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. To our knowledge, no previous cases of acute injury of(More)
Methods The CDC recommends one dose of diphtheria toxoids, acellular pertusis and tetanus (Tdap), and pneumococcal vaccines (PCV), two doses of varicella, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and three doses of Hepatitis B (HBV), and inactivated poliovirus to be received by age 11-12 years. We assessed age-specific recommendation adherence. Data were examined(More)
IMPORTANCE Powered intracapsular tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (PITA) is an increasingly common pediatric procedure. Few studies have examined its effectiveness in children with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of PITA in patients with severe OSA as evidenced by change in polysomnographic parameters. DESIGN,(More)
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