Benjamin Waterman

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Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) recipients without hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection who receive liver grafts from antibody to hepatitis B core antigen-positive [HBcAb(+)], hepatitis B surface antigen-negative [HBsAg(-)] donors have an increased risk of developing de novo hepatitis B infection. We compared the 2 most commonly employed prophylactic(More)
BACKGROUND Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a plasma cell proliferative disorder that transforms into multiple myeloma and other serious B-cell disorders at an approximate rate of 1% per year; these patients are also at increased risk for fractures. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective, multicenter study of 100(More)
This study documented the number and type of neurodevelopmental problems reported by parents of children with and without learning disabilities (LD), and examined whether a pattern of problems could be identified. One hundred parents, 50 for each group, responded to a retrospective developmental survey. Their children were between 9 and 13 years of age and(More)
In this study the confusability paradigm of Byrne and Shea and Waterman and Lewandowski was modified to include an orthographic condition made possible by presenting stimuli visually rather than aurally. The confusability tasks included a pseudoword-recognition task with only phonologic and orthographic information available for coding and a(More)
The purpose of the following study was to replicate the confusability paradigm of Byrne and Shea (1979) by examining phonologic and semantic performances of good and poor readers. This study added an older age group and a phonological awareness task to examine other aspects of phonological processing across age. The confusability tasks included a pseudoword(More)
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