Kathryn Ries Tringale

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It is well established that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with the development of psychiatric disorders. However, the impact of psychiatric disorders on TBI outcome is less well understood. We examined the outcomes of patients who experienced a traumatic subdural hemorrhage and whether a comorbid psychiatric disorder was associated with a(More)
Background The CheckMate 141 trial found that nivolumab improved survival for patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer (HNC). Despite the improved survival, nivolumab is much more expensive than standard therapies. This study assesses the cost-effectiveness of nivolumab for the treatment of HNC. Methods We constructed a Markov model to(More)
PURPOSE To analyze all recalls involving radiation oncology devices (RODs) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s recall database, comparing these with non-radiation oncology device recalls to identify discipline-specific trends that may inform improvements in device safety. METHODS AND MATERIALS Recall data on RODs from 2002 to 2015 were sorted(More)
In this study, we seek (1) to determine the impact of humanitarian experiences on otolaryngology trainee recipients of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation humanitarian travel grant (2001-2015); (2) to better understand trainee and trip characteristics, as well as motivations and attitudes toward future volunteerism; and(More)
Although collaboration with biomedical industry is pivotal for the advancement of cancer therapeutics, financial ties between physicians and pharmaceutical and device companies create conflicts of interest (COIs). The Institute of Medicine defines a conflict of interest as “a set of circumstances that creates a risk that professional judgment or actions(More)
To cite this article: Jamie S. K. Takayesu, Kathryn R. Tringale, Deborah C. Marshall, Jeffrey Burkeen, Mark A. Valasek, Alan Hemming, Todd Atwood, Daniel Simpson & Jona HattangadiGluth (2017): Bullet fragment fiducials in stereotactic body radiotherapy as a bridge to transplant for hepatocellular carcinoma, Acta Oncologica, DOI:(More)
Importance Given scrutiny over financial conflicts of interest in health care, it is important to understand the types and distribution of industry-related payments to physicians. Objective To determine the types and distribution of industry-related payments to physicians in 2015 and the association of physician specialty and sex with receipt of payments(More)
PURPOSE To examine characteristics of medical malpractice claims involving radiation oncologists closed during a 10-year period. METHODS AND MATERIALS Malpractice claims filed against radiation oncologists from 2003 to 2012 collected by a nationwide liability insurance trade association were analyzed. Outcomes included the nature of claims and indemnity(More)