Donald E Yarbrough

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BACKGROUND Injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) is a rare complication of initial thyroid and parathyroid surgery, but the prevalence is much higher in the reoperative setting. The use of continuous, intraoperative electromyographic monitoring of the RLN has been suggested to improve the safety of cervical explorations. METHODS Outcomes of a(More)
Understanding the determinants of adult bone mass may help to identify women for prevention of osteoporosis. We postulated that birth weight would predict low adult bone mass in old age. Subjects were 305 postmenopausal Caucasian women (mean age 70 years). Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) were measured at the wrist, forearm, hip and(More)
CONTEXT Low birth weight is implicated as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. However, the strength, consistency, independence, and shape of the association have not been systematically examined. OBJECTIVE To conduct a quantitative systematic review examining published evidence on the association of birth weight and type 2 diabetes in adults. DATA(More)
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