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PURPOSE Traffic injuries are an important public health problem in Wisconsin. This paper examines geographic variations in the incidence and case fatality of traffic injuries, and evaluates proximity to Level I/II trauma care as a predictor of case fatality. METHODS Data on all persons injured in motor vehicle crashes on Wisconsin roadways during a(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize the research progress about the dosimetry and biological predictors of radiation-induced esophagitis. METHODS We performed a systematic literature review addressing radiation esophagitis in the treatment of lung cancer published between January 2009 and May 2015 in the PubMed full-text database index systems. RESULTS Twenty-eight(More)
Benign histiocytic proliferations are identified by their component cells and classified as either Langerhans cell histiocytosis or non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. We report a 58-year-old Caucasian woman who presented with diabetes insipidus and was found to harbor a large suprasellar mass. Histopathological analysis was consistent with non-LCH. The(More)
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is well-recognized as an important cause of headache in the elderly. 1 It is also an important element of the differential diagnosis for patients with transient or permanent visual loss. Delay in diagnosis of GCA can lead to blindness. Therefore, clinicians should be alert to atypical presentations in which headache is either not(More)
Despite advances in the fields of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the prognosis for high-grade glioma (HGG) remains unsatisfactory. The majority of HGG patients experience disease recurrence. To date, no standard treatments have been established for recurrent HGG. Repeat surgery and chemotherapy demonstrate moderate efficacy. As recurrent lesions(More)
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