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Molecular cloning and expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase from human hepatocytes.
Nitric oxide is a short-lived biologic mediator for diverse cell types. Synthesis of an inducible nitric oxide synthase (NOS) in murine macrophages is stimulated by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) andExpand
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CHEST INJURIES IN CHILDHOOD
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Chest injuries in childhood.
Differences in anatomy and mechanisms of injury are believed to contribute to the unique response of children to thoracic trauma. To characterize the scope and consequences of childhood chest injury,Expand
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Differences in trauma care among pediatric and nonpediatric trauma centers.
To characterize pediatric trauma care, state trauma registry data from all designated trauma centers in Pennsylvania were divided into three categories, that from: (1) pediatric centers, (2) urbanExpand
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Utility of routine laboratory testing for detecting intra-abdominal injury in the pediatric trauma patient.
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of laboratory abnormalities (complete blood cell count, electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, glucose, aspartate aminotransferase, alanineExpand
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Quality improvement and patient care checklists in intrahospital transfers involving pediatric surgery patients.
BACKGROUND Intrahospital transfers are necessary but hazardous aspects of pediatric surgical care. Plan-Do-Study-Act processes identify risks during hospitalization and improve care systems andExpand
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Management of the fetus with congenital hydronephrosis.
Twenty-six fetuses with dilated urinary tracts were studied with serial sonograms. Eight fetuses with unilateral hydronephrosis were followed without intervention; all are well after postnatalExpand
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Cytokines and lipopolysaccharide induce nitric oxide synthase in cultured rat pulmonary artery smooth muscle.
In the current study, we describe cytokine and Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induction of nitric oxide (NO) synthase mRNA levels in cultured smooth muscle from rat pulmonary arteryExpand
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Etiology and outcome of pediatric burns.
A 6-year retrospective review of burn victims hospitalized at a major burn center was conducted to determine the etiology and outcome of pediatric burns. Four hundred forty-nine patients under age 16Expand
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Pediatric surgery workforce: supply and demand.
INTRODUCTION Recent studies report a shortage of pediatric surgeons in the United States. We surveyed members of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) to estimate current workforce andExpand
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