Jennifer Silver

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Nocardiosis is a rare infection in patients with immunosuppression following transplantation. Thus far, treatment with sulfa derivatives, when combined with immunosuppressive agents, has been shown to carry an unacceptably high rate of toxic effects. Therefore, the possibility of using an alternative antimicrobial treatment was investigated. The treatment(More)
OBJECTIVE Although measures of functional status are often advocated when assessing short-term survival following cardiac arrest, little is known about how these measures predict long-term prognosis. We sought to determine whether the Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) was associated with long-term outcome following resuscitation from out-of-hospital(More)
A prospective study was made of 101 patients who underwent transpedicular spinal instrumentation and fusion of the lumbar spine. All were reviewed by an independent observer. The objectives were to determine the causes of clinical failure and to recommend preventive measures. Forty-two primary and 59 revision operations were performed. The average age was(More)
Many neuropsychiatric disorders affect memory. Brain regions important in the neuroanatomic substrate of memory include the hippocampus, and sections of the frontal, temporal, and parietal cortices and the thalamus. Acetylcholine and many other neurotransmitters and neuromodulators including dopamine, glutamate, GABA, the catecholamines, and estrogen(More)
AIM This study aimed to determine the degree of discrepancy between clinical measurement of furcation involvement (FI) and cone beam computed tomography image analysis of multirooted teeth. METHODS FI measurements obtained from clinical records were compared to CBCT images of the same teeth to determine the degree of discrepancy between CBCT FI grading(More)
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