Evan Adelstein

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BACKGROUND Taxol is a diterpene alkaloid that stimulates tubulin production in cells. It may be effective in preserving the cytoskeleton of spinal cord axons after injury. METHODS Thirty-nine rats were submitted to spinal cord compression. The animals were divided into three groups that received taxol (18.75 mg/m2), methylprednisolone (30 mg/kg), or(More)
BACKGROUND Cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) has emerged as an alternative to radiofrequency PVI for atrial fibrillation (AF). Data are lacking to define the rates and predictors of complications, particularly phrenic nerve injury (PNI). METHODS AND RESULTS We evaluated a single-center prospective registry of 450 consecutive patients undergoing(More)
BACKGROUND Although guidelines for antiarrhythmic drug therapy in atrial fibrillation (AF) were published in 2006, it remains uncertain whether adherence to these guidelines affects patient outcomes. METHODS AND RESULTS We retrospectively evaluated the records of 5976 consecutive AF patients who were prescribed at least 1 antiarrhythmic drug between 2006(More)
We studied the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation on ipsilateral and contralateral forelimb extensor muscles in anesthetized cats. A magnetic stimulator, operating at 100% intensity, was used through a circular coil, which was placed tangentially over the midline scalp. Bilateral activation of extensor muscles was readily obtained in all animals.(More)
This is a report of an atypical fibrous histiocytoma in the skull of an infant, who at the age of 3 months was noted to have a "lump" beneath the scalp in the right parietal region. It was about 2 cm in diameter, and the scalp was movable over it. Physical examination was otherwise normal. Radiographs showed erosion of the scalp deep on the palpable mass.(More)
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