Bruce Kalmin

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OBJECTIVE To develop a model to predict the bleeding source and identify the cohort amongst patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) who require urgent intervention, including endoscopy. Patients with acute GIB, an unpredictable event, are most commonly evaluated and managed by non-gastroenterologists. Rapid and consistently reliable risk(More)
Genetic markers are indispensable for molecularand statistical genetic research involving nonhumanprimates. Genetic markers must be used to ascertainparentage and to confirm the accuracy of pedigreesbased solely on housing or demographic records;otherwise, the results of pedigree, linkage, orquantitative genetic analyses may be unreliable. Untilrecently,(More)
BACKGROUND The Rosemont criteria (RC) were recently proposed by expert consensus to standardize endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) features and thresholds for diagnosing chronic pancreatitis (CP); however, they are cumbersome and are not validated. OBJECTIVE To determine interobserver agreement between RC and conventional criteria (CC), and to assess intertest(More)
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