Ernest J. Wright

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The aim of this study was to determine whether giving influenza vaccine to pregnant women can reduce the incidence of hospitalization due to influenza in their infants in the first year of life. This was a matched, hospital-based case-control study at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. Case and control subjects were all aged <12 months at the time of their(More)
An increased risk of neoplasm has been noted when bowel segments are used for urinary diversion. Particularly true for ureterosigmoidostomy, colonic adenocarcinoma has rarely been reported following Indiana Pouch diversion. This report describes a 42-year-old woman with a history of bladder exstrophy who developed a polyp in her Indiana Pouch 24 years after(More)
AIMS The aim of the study is to evaluate the causes for artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) failure in a contemporary series, and to detect modifiable risk factors for device-related complications. The aim is to also report outcome after AUS revision. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of consecutive patients who underwent AUS revision(More)
OBJECT The survival of infants treated for myelomeningocele (MM) and hydrocephalus in Uganda is unknown. This study investigated 5-year survival and the factors that influenced death in these patients. METHODS All 140 children from 16 contiguous districts in southeastern Uganda presenting to CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda for repair of MM prior to 6(More)
We describe a case of benign inverted papilloma with intracranial extension treated with endoscopic resection combined with craniotomy. Intracranial involvement of inverted papilloma, in the absence of malignancy, is uncommon. We present an analysis of the literature identifying the characteristics and outcomes of benign intracranial inverted papilloma.(More)
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