Fredrick P. Bowman

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STUDY OBJECTIVE Unprotected airway ventilation models have been based on a lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressure found in human beings under general anesthesia. Whether this assumption is applicable during cardiac arrest in human beings is unknown. We attempted to determine the effects of prolonged ventricular fibrillation (VF) on the tension of the LES(More)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infects the transformation zone of the cervix and is the primary cause of cervical cancer. The infection is localized to the cervix and mucosal immunity is likely to be an important determinant for viral clearance. Previous studies of immunity to HPV have measured immune markers in the blood, but the relationship of systemic(More)
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