Dawn M Pedrotty

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW To summarize the available evidence concerning the occurrence and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias in patients supported with long-term ventricular assist devices (VADs). RECENT FINDINGS Approximately one-third of left ventricular assist device-supported patients experience significant ventricular arrhythmias, with higher rates in(More)
Although introduced more than 20 years ago, endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR) continues to generate debate and controversy among surgeons. This review examines a single surgeon's technique for ECTR over the past 13 years to better understand the effects of a surgeon's experience on outcomes. A retrospective review was performed on a case series of(More)
Athletic patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head have few desirable therapeutic options that preserve athletic ability. Because these patients are usually young and healthy, any procedure that avoids total hip arthroplasty would be most desirable. This study prospectively evaluated 15 patients (19 hips) who presented with an average age of 28.5(More)
Transcriptomics is the study of how our genes are regulated and expressed in different biological settings. Technical advances now enable quantitative assessment of all expressed genes (ie, the entire "transcriptome") in a given tissue at a given time. These approaches provide a powerful tool for understanding complex biological systems and for developing(More)
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