Frank R. Booth

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BACKGROUND Blood loss is a common complication of cardiac surgery. Evidence suggests that recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) can decrease intractable bleeding in patients after cardiac surgery. Our objective was to investigate the safety and possible benefits of rFVIIa in patients who bleed after cardiac surgery. METHODS AND RESULTS In this phase(More)
We describe a young girl with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and moyamoya-like cerebrovascular changes which reversed after anticoagulation. Although there was a risk of hemorrhage from collateral vessels, we speculate that this treatment may have prevented progression of the vascular abnormalities, while resolution of the thrombus resulted in improved(More)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of this Agency. Dear Colleague: Illicit drug tiafQc continues to flourish in every part of the country. The cash received by the traffickers(More)
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