Jordan Pyda

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BACKGROUND There is a dearth of clinical data regarding the effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on long-bone fracture (LBF) healing in the acute trauma setting. The orthopedic community believes that the use of NSAIDs in the postoperative period will result in poor healing and increased infectious complications. We hypothesized that,(More)
BACKGROUND Women in low- and middle-income countries account for 51% of breast cancer cases globally. These patients often delay seeking care and, therefore, present with advanced disease, partly because of fear of catastrophic health care expenses. Although there have been efforts to make health care affordable in low- and middle-income countries, the(More)
Background. In Haiti, breast cancer patients present at such advanced stages that even modern therapies offer modest survival benefit. Identifying the personal, sociocultural, and economic barriers-to-care delaying patient presentation is crucial to controlling disease. Methods. Patients presenting to the Hôpital Bon Sauveur in Cange were prospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Women with breast cancer in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) account for 51% of cases globally and often present with advanced disease. Fear of costs contributes to delay in seeking care, as health expenditures are financially catastrophic for families worldwide. Despite efforts to improve affordability of health care in LMICs, the(More)
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