Kathy A. Keller

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In the May 2007 issue of Pediatric Radiology, the article “Can classic metaphyseal lesions follow uncomplicated caesarean section?” [1] suggested that enough trauma could occur under these circumstances to produce fractures previously described as “highly specific for child abuse” [2]. However, the question of whether themetaphyses were normal to begin with(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the value of serial cranial ultrasound (US) with a single magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) before discharge in very low birth weight preterm infants to predict cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS Infants who weighed <1250 g at birth and were <30 weeks' gestational age underwent conventional brain MRI at near term (36-40 weeks' postmenstrual(More)
Brain heterotopia in the lungs is rare, but when it occurs in an otherwise healthy newborn, it presents a difficult diagnostic problem and uncertain pathophysiology. We report on a 2-week-old premature infant who presented with respiratory distress and widespread cystic lung changes identified by chest imaging studies. Autopsy demonstrated that the cyst(More)
BACKGROUND Under certain circumstances in the clinical setting, contact of the anesthetic sevoflurane with a CO2 absorbent (e.g., soda lime, Baralyme) leads to the formation of a degradant designated as pentafluoroisopropenyl fluoromethyl ether (PIFE; Compound A). Previous studies have shown that the kidney is the primary target organ for toxicity in the(More)
Reproductive and developmental toxicology studies were conducted with orally administered sanguinaria extract in rats and rabbits. Groups of animals which received no test article served as controls in all studies reported. No adverse effects on estrous cycling, male or female copulatory and fertility indices or gestation/lactation parameters were observed(More)
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