Gideon Cohen

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OBJECTIVE Thyroid function abnormalities have been associated with psychiatric symptoms. This study examines the utility of thyroid screening among adolescent psychiatric inpatients. METHOD A retrospective chart review of 196 first-time admissions to an adolescent psychiatric unit was conducted. Charts were screened for demographics, presence/absence of(More)
BACKGROUND Early coronary bypass graft failures may be preventable if identified intraoperatively. The purpose of this investigation was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of two intraoperative graft assessment techniques, transit-time ultrasound flow measurement and indocyanine green fluorescent-dye graft angiography. METHODS Patents undergoing isolated(More)
BACKGROUND Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) is proposed to improve clinical outcomes and decrease resource use. However, off-pump surgery is not widely used in Canada. The purpose of this study was to determine the current use of OPCAB in Canada and determine why surgeons have not adopted this technique. METHODS AND RESULTS The study was a(More)
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