Gayle White

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STUDY DESIGN This was a prospective clinical study that took place in an outpatient spine clinic. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the short-/long-term outcomes from a large cohort of patients undergoing minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MITLIF). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Long-term prospective outcomes in patients undergoing minimally(More)
Factors such as the rising numbers of immigrants, mergers or joint ventures with companies in other countries, the rising use of temps and contract workers, and the increasing globalization of business are a few of the forces making our workforce more diverse daily. With this growing diversity, companies must be constantly adjusting their cafeteria-style(More)
1 W hen we embarked on the planning process two years ago, we took as our charge to reimagine a liberal arts education, linking Smith's past to its future in bold new ways. Fundamental to our endeavor was a commitment to learning, to the shared set of experiences that develop students' capacities and manifest the distinctive character of Smith as the(More)
Every acute physician has come across elderly patients presenting with muscle weakness and falls. Distinction between normal age related muscle wasting and pathological muscle atrophy can be difficult. It is important for acute physicians to be aware of the differential diagnosis of such a presentation. Inclusion body myositis(IBM) is the most common type(More)
Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are considered a safe method to provide long-term antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy and nutrition support. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a complication that requires early PICC removal, may extend hospitalization and can result in pulmonary embolism. PICC insertion teams strive to understand risk factors and(More)
Solitary fibrous tumors (SFT) are a rare type of mesenchymal-derived tumor not commonly found in the pediatric population, especially in the head and neck. Tumors of this nature are most commonly seen in the adult population and are identified with unique immunohistochemical markers, specifically signal transducer and activator of transcription 6 (STAT6)(More)
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