Heidi Hallonquist

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We present a case of a severe systemic (paradoxical) air embolism occurring during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery in an otherwise healthy 35-year-old parturient. Uncomplicated spinal anesthesia and satisfactory surgical anesthesia were obtained; no sedatives were used and the patient was awake and alert and tolerating the procedure well.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the negative predictive value of second-look laparoscopy compared to laparotomy for assessment of pathologic complete response (CR) in patients with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal carcinoma who achieved a clinical CR. METHODS Data were analyzed from patients who participated in two sequential phase II clinical trials(More)
BACKGROUND Gastrin regulates gastric acid secretion and gastric mucosal cell proliferation. We hypothesized that pentagastrin administration would affect mRNA levels of two membrane proteins that are important during stimulated states of HCl secretion, the basolateral Na-K-Cl cotransporter (BSC) and the apical H/K adenosine triphosphatase (H/K). METHODS(More)
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