Karen Hauck

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PURPOSE To prevent damage to the recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroid or parathyroid surgery, spontaneous and evoked electromyography (EMG) can be used to locate the recurrent laryngeal nerve or determine when the nerve is being disturbed. Two commercial electrodes have been introduced to receive laryngeal EMG. This study compares the clinical(More)
The pathologic features and the behavior of 50 cases of adenocarcinoma (excluding adenoid cystic carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma) of the sinonasal tract are presented. The cases were divided on histologic grounds into 23 low-grade and 27 high-grade neoplasms. The low grade lesions had a well developed glandular pattern throughout, very uniform(More)
BACKGROUND Based on randomized, population-based screening protocols, a single ultrasound examination reduces mortality from an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) by facilitating elective surgical intervention before rupture. Ultrasound screening is accurate, noninvasive, inexpensive, and cost effective. By using a comprehensive electronic medical record, we(More)
Twenty-one cases of mucoepidermoid-adenosquamous carcinoma (MEC/ASC) of the larynx and hypopharynx were collected and reviewed from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology tumor registry from 1945 to 1979. This is the largest series of such lesions in this location reported to date. In addition, the literature was reviewed and 32 previous cases noted. The(More)
The WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health set out an impressive collection of policy proposals on the social determinants of health. However, a serious weakness for securing implementation is the difficulty for policymakers in identifying priorities for action. The objective of this study is to determine a small set of the most influential(More)
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