Donna P Brown

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Ethanol causes loss of Purkinje cells in the cerebellum during the early stages of differentiation and maturation by a presently unknown mechanism. Neuronal vulnerability in the cerebellum parallels the prominent temporal and anatomical gradients of development (i.e. early to late interlobular and posterior to anterior, respectively). Development of(More)
A review of the literature and an update that is in progress of a previous retrospective cohort mortality study of the styrene-1,3-butadiene industry are discussed. The follow-up has now been extended from April 1, 1976, through December 31, 1981, for plant B and December 31, 1982, for plant A. The person-years at risk of death have gone from 34,187 to(More)
A successful laparoscopic-assisted cryptorchidectomy is reported in a novel species, the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). The procedure was performed in an 8-year-old adult positioned in dorsolateral oblique recumbency, with an open approach midline subumbilical placement of the primary 10 mm optical port and carbon dioxide insufflation at 12 mmHg. Three 5 mm(More)
Serial auditory brainstem (ABR) and middle-latency (AMR) response recordings were made for 12 children (8 male, 4 female) ranging in age from 2 weeks to 10 years. A total of 40 ABR and 32 AMR assessments were carried out at bedside in varied hospital environments, including a pediatric intensive care unit (ICU), a neonatal ICU and an operating room.(More)
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