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We identified five (2.3%) fractures of the stem in a series of 219 revision procedures using a cementless, cylindrical, extensively porous-coated, distally-fixed femoral stem. Factors relating to the patients, the implant and the operations were compared with those with intact stems. Finite-element analysis was performed on two of the fractured implants.(More)
OBJECTIVE We report on a patient with a neuropathic facial pain syndrome, including elements of trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, and dysphagia. After failing medical and surgical decompressive treatments, the patient underwent implantation of a motor cortex stimulation (MCS) system. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 54-year-old woman presented with(More)
for helpful insights and comments, and to Fredrich Kahrl for excellent research assistance. Opinions expressed here are the author's and should not be attributed to his affiliated institutions. The California economy has an enviable record of technological progress, and the challenge presented by climate change is a new opportunity for the state to(More)
We previously discovered that corticosterone administration into the amygdala increases anxiety-like behaviors in rats tested on an elevated plus maze. However the behavioral effects of elevated corticosterone in a functionally related structure, the bed nuclei of stria terminalis (BNST) are unknown. The current study examined the effects of corticosterone(More)
As California policymakers move to implement the state's Global Warming Solutions Act, Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), there has been considerable controversy over the economic impacts of this landmark law to reduce global warming emissions. Multiple macroeconomic analyses have been conducted by a variety of economic modeling teams. But, to date, there has been(More)
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We have built on a conceptual framework conceived by Michael Gibbs at the California Environmental Protection Agency. We are grateful to him for encouraging us to develop the idea further. David Kennedy, Staff Economist at the California Air Resources Board, kindly responded to multiple requests for clarification and provided some of the(More)
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