Karl K Limmer

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Define criteria for interosseous membrane (IOM) injury diagnosis using MRI, and characterize patterns of IOM disruption following forearm trauma. Our hypothesis is that most IOM injuries occur along the ulnar insertion, and MRI should be obtained following forearm trauma to assess IOM competency. Sixteen cadaver forearms were subjected to longitudinal(More)
Patients who are obese are believed to be at greater risk of developing intraoperative and postoperative complications than their nonobese counterparts. Many studies have shown that there is a higher prevalence of obesity among the Veterans Affairs patient population. We performed a retrospective review of 941 patients presenting to a single Veterans(More)
Thoracic aortic endografting has been successfully implemented to treat aneurysmal disease of the distal aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta. Although there are reports of ascending aortic endovascular interventions, the total endovascular repair of a ruptured ascending aorta secondary to a Type A dissection has not been described. We report the case(More)
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