Jesica Bromberg

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OBJECTIVE The authors review the historical basis for the provision of perioperative glucocorticoid coverage, and detail the evolution in the understanding of the role of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal cortical (HPA) axis in response to physical stressors. New recommendations are proposed for glucocorticoid-dependent patients who require anesthesia and(More)
The impact of hepatitis C virus on patient and graft survival after renal transplantation remains controversial. However, recent studies have given emphasis on the detrimental role of hepatitis C on long-term patient and graft survival after renal transplantation. Various mechanisms can promote the lower survival in hepatitis C virus-positive recipients,(More)
518 JCOM September 2006 Vol. 13, No. 9 Uterine fibroids are the most common tumors of the female reproductive tract. These benign tumors occur in approximately 20% to 25% of women of childbearing age, with increased prevalence rates of over 50% among African-American women [1]. Fibroids may vary in size, from microscopic to larger than(More)
Prostate cancer remains the most common and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Despite the frequency of the disease, controversies in management continue for all stages. For patients with localized tumors, deciding whether any treatment is indicated and, if so, selecting the appropriate modalities for an individual patient are at issue. For(More)
Objective To evaluate the impact of nephrectomy on renal function in people who are potential candidates for nephron sparing surgery, i.e. partial nephrectomy. Patients and methods A retrospective analysis was carried out of 109 patients (35 women, 74 men) who had undergone a nephrectomy for stage I renal carcinoma at the University of Michigan between 1960(More)
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