Eli A Swanson

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BACKGROUND Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH) is a model disease to study human neurogenesis. In affected individuals the brain grows at a reduced rate during fetal life resulting in a small but structurally normal brain and mental retardation. The condition is genetically heterogeneous with mutations in ASPM being most commonly reported. (More)
Neurologic injuries are a potentially devastating complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA). Review of the literature reveals that these injuries are uncommon. The reported incidence ranges from 0.08% to 7.6%. The incidence in primary THA ranges from 0.09% to 3.7% and in revision THA from 0% to 7.6%. Reported etiologies include intraoperative direct(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the radiographic and clinical outcomes of a systematic approach to exchange nailing for the treatment of aseptic femoral nonunions previously treated with an intramedullary nail. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Fifty aseptic femoral nonunions in 49 patients who presented with an(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a systematic approach to exchange nailing for the treatment of aseptic tibial nonunion. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Forty-six aseptic tibial nonunion sites in 40 patients (2 bilateral and 4 segmental) who presented with an(More)
At least three normal-appearing and mature hair follicles containing hairs were found to be growing in a coiled manner within the intrinsic musculature of the anterior two thirds of a dog's tongue. An extensive review of the literature has shown that hair follicles are, indeed, found in some unusual places, but previous finding of their presence in the(More)
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