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Sarcopenia and mortality after liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Surgeons frequently struggle to determine patient suitability for liver transplantation. Objective and comprehensive measures of overall burden of disease, such as sarcopenia, could informExpand
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Correlating femoral shape with patellar kinematics in patients with patellofemoral pain
The etiology of patellofemoral pain is likely related to pathological femoral shape and soft‐tissue restraints imbalance. These factors may result in various maltracking patterns in patients withExpand
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Analytic Morphomics, Core Muscle Size, and Surgical Outcomes
Objective:Assess the relationship between lean core muscle size, measured on preoperative cross-sectional images, and surgical outcomes. Background:Novel measures of preoperative risk are needed.Expand
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Morphometric age and mortality after liver transplant.
IMPORTANCE Morphometric assessment has emerged as a strong predictor of postoperative morbidity and mortality. However, a gap exists in translating this knowledge to bedside decision making. WeExpand
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Frailty, core muscle size, and mortality in patients undergoing open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
OBJECTIVES Determining operative risk in patients undergoing aortic surgery is a difficult process, as multiple variables converge to affect overall mortality. Patient frailty is certainly aExpand
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Abdominal adiposity, body composition and survival after liver transplantation
Current measures of obesity do not accurately describe body composition. Using cross‐sectional imaging, objective measures of musculature and adiposity are possible and may inform efforts to optimizeExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging of urea transporter knockout mice shows renal pelvic abnormalities.
Many transgenic and knockout mice with increased urine flow have structural abnormalities of the renal pelvis and inner medulla. Here, we used high resolution contrast enhanced T1-weighted magneticExpand
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Portrayal of organ donation and transplantation on American primetime television
Harbaugh C, Afana M, Burdick S, East J, Kodali S, Lee J, Patel S, Rangrass G, Ranney D, Sood V, Lynch R, Sonnenday CJ, Englesbe MJ, Mathur AK. Portrayal of organ donation and transplantation onExpand
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Persistent Opioid Use Among Pediatric Patients After Surgery
Through a national sample of adolescents and young adults, we investigated the incidence of persistent opioid use after common pediatric surgeries. BACKGROUND: Despite efforts to reduce nonmedicalExpand
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A statewide consortium of surgical care: a longitudinal investigation of vascular operative procedures at 16 hospitals.
BACKGROUND Regional surgical quality improvement consortiums are becoming more common. Herein we have reported the effectiveness of a statewide consortium focusing on open vascular operativeExpand
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