Anne E Millman

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To determine the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse in ballet dancers by echocardiography and to establish which anthropometric measurements best predict the presence of mitral valve prolapse, we compared 44 professional dancers (22 men and 22 women) with 52 controls (24 men and 28 women). Forty-eight percent (21 of 44) of dancers had echocardiographic(More)
BACKGROUND When using observational data to compare the effectiveness of medications, it is essential to account parsimoniously for patients' longitudinal characteristics that lead to changes in treatments over time. OBJECTIVES We developed a method of estimating effects of longitudinal treatments that uses subclassification on a longitudinal propensity(More)
Two cases of cardiac tumors were studied by computerized tomography. The first patient presented with cerebral embolization from left atrial tumor. Chest X-ray showed calcification in the region of the atria. A 2-"D" echo showed tumors of the right and left atrium. CT studies with contrast confirmed tumors of right and left atria its relationship with(More)
Two hundred three consecutive patients undergoing second-trimester abortion with either intraamniotic prostaglandin F2 alpha (PGF2 alpha) or vaginal prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) were compared. There were no statistical differences between the 2 groups with regard to age, race, gravidity, or gestational age. The average induction-to-abortion (I-A) interval for(More)
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