Brandon Crawford

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OBJECTIVE Since there is suggestive but, to date, indirect evidence that maternal anti-SSA(Ro) and SSB(La) antibodies are pathogenic in congenital heart block (CHB), we explored the hypothesis that binding to fetal tissues would result in selective depletion of autoantibodies from the neonatal circulation. METHODS Maternal and umbilical cord levels of(More)
Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) or Hirata's disease is a rare disorder characterized by hypoglycemia secondary to insulin autoantibodies (IAb). Over 200 patients have been described from Japan with significantly less numbers being reported from outside the Orient. IAS is more common in patients older than 40 yr of age with reports in the pediatric age(More)
7191 Background: Lymph node (LN) involvement predicts relapse in patients after resection of apparently localized nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Molecular staging (MS) techniques can be used to detect micrometastatic disease, while sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping can indicate which LNs are most likely to contain micrometastases. METHODS We used SLN(More)
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