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Traditional auscultation performed by the general practitioner remains problematic and often gives significant results only in a late stage of heart valve disease. Valve stenoses and insufficiencies are nowadays diagnosed with accurate but expensive ultrasonic devices. This study aimed to develop a new heart sound analysis method for diagnosing aortic valve… (More)
Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata), a biennial species, is considered to be among the most troublesome of the invasive plants in the Eastern Deciduous forest of North America. It has been shown to prevent or reduce mycorrhizal colonization of native herbaceous ground layer plants and trees in these forests. It is estimated that 70-90% or more of herbaceous… (More)
to thank all of my JTRP Student Advisory Committee members, and the many INDOT employees that helped with planning, safety and maintenance of this project. I would not have been able to complete this research without the many hours spent in the field with my technicians, Brooke, and Rob Quakenbush. I would especially like to thank Bill Fielding and Matt… (More)
A 35-year-old man developed a pupil sparing palsy of the oculomotor nerve after a standard Le Fort I osteotomy during which there had been more bleeding than usual. No definite cause was found but we suggest that it was caused by ischaemia of the nerve secondary to local injury by haematoma or instrumentation. The anatomical basis for this is discussed.