David A Wang

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Sixteen patients from nine Chinese families with spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2) were heterozygous for a CAG repeat expansion in the SCA2 gene containing 37 to 56 repeats, whereas the normal alleles carried 14 to 28 repeats. One or two CAA triplets within the CAG tract were seen in normal, but not in the expanded alleles. A strong inverse correlation(More)
BACKGROUND Autogenous Iliac Crest Bone Graft (ICBG) has been the "gold standard" for spinal fusion. However, bone graft harvest may lead to complications, such as chronic pain, numbness, and poor cosmesis. The long-term impact of these complications on patient function and well-being has not been established but is critical in determining the value of(More)
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