Jeromy Patterson

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We have examined the relationship between all-cause mortality and various hormonal and other factors in over 1,200 women with breast cancer recruited into 2 consecutive case-control studies between 1969 and 1984. The age at diagnosis ranged from 24 to 59 years, and the majority (74%) were pre-menopausal at diagnosis. Analyses were based on follow-up to 1(More)
The association of occupation with lung cancer risk was examined in a case-control study conducted in six areas of New Jersey. The study included 763 white males with incident histologically confirmed primary cancer of the trachea, bronchus, and lung and 900 general population white male controls selected from driver's license and death certificate files.(More)
AIMS To review the performance of the Venereal Diseases Research Laboratory (VDRL) test and the Treponema pallidum haemagglutination assay (TPHA) as a combined screen for syphilis to provide a baseline for assessing screening by anti-treponemal IGG EIA. METHODS Between 1980 and 1987 all serum samples were screened by both VDRL and TPHA tests. The FTA-ABS(More)
This study analyzed outcomes of retransplantation from expanded criteria donors (ECD) over the last two decades to determine the benefits and risks of using ECD kidneys for retransplantation. Data from the United Network for Organ Sharing database were collected and analyzed. Graft survival, death-censored graft survival, and patient survival for(More)
BACKGROUND The Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) has been used as a prognostic tool since 2002 to predict pre-transplant mortality. Increasing proportions of transplant candidates with higher MELD scores, combined with improvements in transplant outcomes, mandate the need to study surgical outcomes in patients with MELD scores of ≥40. METHODS A(More)
In three experiments the specificity of an effective reactivation stimulus, or reminder, was examined. Two weeks after learning to produce movement in a crib mobile by footkicking, 3-month-old human infants showed no retention of the response-reinforcer contingency. A reactivation procedure 24 hours prior to the long-term retention test was effective if the(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this project was to characterize patients with isolated head and neck burns admitted to the Grady Memorial Hospital (GMH) Burn Center (Atlanta, GA). MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective case series of patients admitted to the GMH Burn Center with the primary diagnosis of head and neck burns from 2000 through 2015.(More)
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