Jesse L Swanson

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In the Copenhagen Male Study, men with Lewis blood group phenotype Le(a-b-) were found to have increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD); such a relation has not been confirmed in men, and has not been evaluated in women. In the NHLBI Family Heart Study, we determined the Lewis blood type of 1,620 white subjects (790 male and 830 female subjects). The(More)
In 1998, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tested the 5(th) percentile dummy and the 50(th) percentile dummy in 48 KMPH (30 MPH) belted full-frontal crash tests. From these tests, it was concluded that the 5(th) percentile dummy experienced increased injury measures to the neck and tibia compared to the 50(th) percentile dummy when(More)
Fishhook injuries rarely pose a true emergency, and only a few cases of posterior ocular injury from fishhooks have been described. We present a case of penetrating ocular, orbital, and cranial trauma produced by a broken fishhook. The morbidity and mortality as well as the initial emergency evaluation of penetrating foreign objects in the orbital-cranial(More)
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