Danielle McPherson

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The fly Drosophila melanogaster is one of the most intensively studied organisms in biology and serves as a model system for the investigation of many developmental and cellular processes common to higher eukaryotes, including humans. We have determined the nucleotide sequence of nearly all of the approximately 120-megabase euchromatic portion of the(More)
BACKGROUND Bleeding after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality and consumes large amounts of blood. Identifying patients at increased risk of bleeding secondary to hemostatic impairment may improve clinical outcomes by allowing early intervention. METHODS This present study recruited 77 patients undergoing CPB and(More)
Arterial occlusion following blunt trauma is an uncommon occurrence. We report an unusual case of delayed external iliac artery occlusion in a young male following blunt abdominal injury. He was successfully treated with thromboendarterectomy and saphenous vein patch repair. There have only been a handful of documented cases occurring in the paediatric(More)
Kawasaki's disease is an acute systemic vasculitic syndrome that primarily affects children. Coronary aneurysms are common vasculitic sequelae of Kawasaki's disease. Intracoronary thrombosis and embolization are potential consequences of coronary aneurysms. We describe our experience of successful thrombolysis using the combination of reduced-dose(More)
BACKGROUND Selective nonoperative management (NOM) of penetrating abdominal trauma is routinely managed in our trauma center. METHOD All patients for the period 01 May 2015-15 June 2016 who presented with a penetrating abdominal injury were prospectively entered into an ethics approved database, Ethrapp, and retrospectively reviewed. The patients were(More)
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