Jennifer Sabino

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We examined age-related changes in the cerebral white matter. Structural magnetic resonance images (MRIs) and diffusion tensor images (DTIs) were acquired from 69 healthy subjects aged 22-84 years. Quantitative DTI tractography was performed for nine different white matter tracts to determine tract volume, fractional anisotropy (FA), mean diffusivity (MD),(More)
OBJECTIVE Body contouring surgery has become a steadily increasing part of weight loss treatment in the population of patients electing to undergo bariatric surgery. This study aims to elicit factors that can be used to prognosticate which bariatric surgery patients will choose to undergo body contouring procedures. METHODS A database of 381 patients who(More)
STUDY DESIGN Radiographic evaluation of cadaveric cervical spine specimens. OBJECTIVE Assess reliability and reproducibility of foraminal dimensions obtained from cervical radiographs of varying obliquity and determine optimal angles for visualizing foramina at each cervical spine level. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Oblique radiographs may be considered(More)
OBJECTIVE The rapid rate of weight loss following bariatric surgery leads to areas of excessive skin that can cause physical ailments and distortion of body image. Dissatisfaction with the excessive skin can lead patients to seek plastic surgery. This study aims to assess the changes in mental and physical quality of life after body contouring procedures in(More)
An increasing number of women may be choosing mastectomy over breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer as well as undergoing more bilateral resection, immediate reconstruction, and prophylactic operations. Women who had breast cancer operations between 2005 and 2011 were selected from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Annual(More)
Back pain is ubiquitous in today's society and is particularly common during pregnancy. There are multiple factors contributing to these symptoms during pregnancy including pelvic changes as well as alterations to loading. Potential imaging modalities are limited during pregnancy due to the desire to limit ionizing radiation exposure to the fetus.(More)
Military personnel who survive combat injuries frequently have large soft tissue wounds complicated by concomitant injuries and contamination. These devastating wounds present a therapeutic challenge to not only restore the protective skin barrier but also to preserve tendon and muscle excursion, provide protective padding around nerves and restore adequate(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcomes of incisional hernia repair in solid organ transplant patients using non-cross-linked porcine acellular dermal matrix (PADM), human derived acellular dermal matrix (HADM) and synthetic mesh. METHODS A retrospective review of patients who underwent hernia repair with PADM after pancreas(More)
BACKGROUND Warfare-related extremity injury associated with pelvic and long-bone fractures, massive soft-tissue injuries, and high Injury Severity Scores predispose patients to venous thromboembolic events, including deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism. The success of flap reconstruction in this setting has not been well described. METHODS A(More)