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Treatment-related fatigue and serum interleukin-1 levels in patients during external beam irradiation for prostate cancer.
To define changes in sleep and subjective fatigue associated with localized radiation treatment, and to determine their relationship to interleukin-1B (IL-1), we prospectively followed 15 men, noneExpand
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The interface between retained roots and dental implants: a histologic study in baboons.
BACKGROUND This study is a derivative of another study evaluating implant efficacy in baboons. In the previous study it was noted that some implants were placed near or into retained root tips. TheExpand
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Antibiotic misuse in two clinical situations: positive blood culture and administration of aminoglycosides.
Antibiotic use was examined among randomly and prospectively selected cohorts of 79 patients with a positive blood culture and 88 patients given aminoglycosides for a variety of reasons.Expand
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Antibiotic cost savings from formulary restrictions and physician monitoring in a medical-school-affiliated hospital.
Strictly enforced formulary restrictions for aminoglycosides, cephalosporins, and a vancomycin group generated combined savings of $2.61 (p less than 0.0046) per antibiotic day and $34,597 (p lessExpand
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Antimicrobial misuse in patients with positive blood cultures.
PURPOSE Inappropriate antimicrobial use was examined among a randomly and prospectively selected cohort of patients with at least one positive result of blood cultures. This misuse was then analyzedExpand
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Childhood sexual identity, childhood religiosity, and "homophobia" as influences in the development of transsexualism, homosexuality, and heterosexuality.
We have studied the interaction between boyhood cross-gender behavior, "homophobia," and religiosity in men raised as Catholics who, during adulthood, considered themselves transsexual, homosexual,Expand
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The prevalence of periodontal abscess.
The records of 5,467 periodontal patients in a military practice were reviewed for ADA case type 3 or 4, resulting in 203 patients (3.71 percent) in the two categories. These records were thenExpand
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Guided tissue regeneration. Nonabsorbable barriers.
Nonabsorbable barriers are considered the material by which all other barriers are judged. They have a well-established record of safety and efficacy. They are not a panacea, however. PractitionersExpand
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A comparison of the clinical and histologic crestal bone level measurements adjacent to dental implants in the baboon.
The purpose of this study was to compare clinical probing measurements with the histologic alveolar bone level in an established baboon model. Implant sites were prepared by removal of all premolarsExpand
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Periodontal treatment for elderly patients.
The largest growing segment of our society is that of older Americans. The population explosion of older adults challenges both general practitioners and periodontists to provide the highest level ofExpand