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Cognitively intact older individuals at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease frequently show increased functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain activation presumably associated with compensatory recruitment, whereas mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients tend not to show increased activation presumably due to reduced neural reserve. Previous(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To examine and compare the mechanism of injury, diagnostic findings, initial methods of airway management, and outcome of patients who had upper airway injuries. DESIGN A retrospective review of hospital records. SETTING A large metropolitan, university-affiliated trauma center. PATIENTS Forty-six cases of upper airway injuries(More)
Capecitabine, an oral prodrug of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), is approved for early-stage and advanced colorectal cancer and metastatic breast cancer. Cardiotoxicity of 5-FU is well described in the literature. However, cardiac adverse effects of capecitabine are poorly described. We report a case of coronary vasospasm induced by capecitabine. A 41-year-old(More)
PURPOSE To determine what factors residency program directors (RPDs) consider and what methods they use to assess applicants. METHODS Respondents ranked the importance of 27 applicant features within domains: academics/credentials, application features/program fit, involvement, professional experience, research/ teaching experience, and postgraduate year(More)
OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to analyze the initial tacrolimus concentrations achieved in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients using the institutional dosing strategy of 1 mg IV daily initiated on day +5. The secondary objectives were to ascertain the tacrolimus dose, days of therapy, and dose changes necessary to achieve a(More)
Lymph collections are not uncommon after kidney transplantation. These have been treated classically by laparotomy with internal drainage and omental packing. A technique is described that allows this to be done via the laparoscope. The patient was discharged on postoperative day 1 and has had no recurrence of the lymphocele.
Objective The objective of this study was to determine the clinical impact of time to antibiotic administration in adult inpatients who have hematologic malignancies and develop febrile neutropenia. Methods A retrospective chart review was conducted to screen for all febrile neutropenia events amongst adult hematologic malignancy patients between 1 January(More)
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