Dan E Leonhardt

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To determine whether the presence or absence of bruising can be used to differentiate between abusive and nonabusive fractures, a retrospective study was conducted of patients with acute fractures referred to a child abuse team. A bruise and fracture were considered associated if both occurred on the same body site. Chart summaries, excluding information on(More)
We investigated the efficacy of different frequencies and intensities of magnetic stimulation for activating the quadriceps muscles; a painless method for stimulating the quadriceps would be useful in the rehabilitation of patients who have difficulty in voluntarily activating their muscles after injury or surgery. Eleven subjects underwent magnetic(More)
Ethylene glycol dimethyl ether (EGdiME) was administered by gavage to pregnant Sprague-Dawley rats in doses of 30, 60, 120, 250, 500, and 1000 mg/kg/day from day 8 through day 18 of gestation. The effects of the compound on maternal weight gain, length of gestation, perinatal mortality, teratogenicity, average fetal weight on day 19, and average pup weight(More)
The surgical treatment of chronic venous insufficiency in the lower limbs, whether it is a case of so-called 'essential' varices or of post-phlebitic disorders, presents a certain number of risks of venous thrombosis and especially of cutaneous necrosis or of cicatricial detachment in operations of the Lindon or Felder type. Given a less significant(More)
Nonaccidental trauma is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in children. We describe a case of a child who presented with intraperitoneal bladder rupture after sustaining blunt abdominal trauma. As per confession, the injury was apparently the result of the child being forcibly pulled into her caretaker's knee while the child had a full bladder.(More)
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