Cory Zigler

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BACKGROUND Half of all glioblastoma patients are at least 65 years old. The frequency and duration of hospitalization from disease- and treatment-related morbidity in this population are unknown. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study among patients aged 65 years and older with glioblastoma diagnosed between 1999 and 2007 using SEER-Medicare(More)
PURPOSE Owing to its putative advantages over conventional maxillomandibular fixation (MMF), open-reduction and rigid internal fixation (ORIF) is used frequently to treat mandible fractures, particularly in noncompliant patients. The resource-intensive nature of ORIF, the large variation in its use, and the lack of systematic studies substantiating ORIF(More)
BACKGROUND A large portion of the injuries treated at urban trauma centers are preventable with alcohol and substance use presenting as common antecedent risk factors. METHODS Alcohol and drug use characteristics of vulnerable adults treated for intentional orofacial injury at a regional trauma center were investigated. Patients (N = 154) presenting with(More)
PURPOSE Clinician records are the primary information source for assessing the quality of facial injury care, billing, risk management, planning of health services, and health-system management and reporting. Inaccuracies obscure outcomes assessment and affect the planning of health services. We sought to determine the accuracy of the clinician collected(More)
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