Katherine Low

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The purposes of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative surgeon-elected reinfusion drain placement and to determine whether drainage at 90 minutes is useful in predicting the need for a reinfusion drain. In the standard drain hip arthroplasty group, 6 of 30 patients (20%) received a reinfusion, similar to the 11 of 41 patients (27%) in(More)
BACKGROUND Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a serious clinical disorder characterized by diarrhea and nutritional deprivation. Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a key hormone, produced by L-cells in the ileum, that regulates proximal gut transit. When extensive ileal resection occurs, as in SBS, GLP-1 levels may be deficient. In this study, we test whether(More)
Steroid-associated osteonecrosis of the knee is a disease of young patients (generally younger than 45 years old) who often have underlying immunocompromising disorders. Although many theories have been postulated, the exact pathophysiology of the disorder is still unknown. Precollapse lesions can be treated with core decompression for prolonged symptomatic(More)
The patellofemoral articulation is a common and significant source of disability and discomfort in the aging population. This study examined the anatomy of the knee extensor mechanism in patients having primary total knee arthroplasties, characterized the anatomic variations of the extensor mechanism, and correlated these findings with the location and(More)
Physical exercise has numerous benefits to the human body (Radak et al., 2001). Experimenters hypothesized that short bouts of aerobic exercise would have a positive effect on cognitive function. The Stroop Test was used to measure cognitive performance. For the experimental group, the test was administered before and after 5 min of aerobic exercise at or(More)
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