Kim A Bowman

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BACKGROUND Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) are often complicated by postprocedural myocardial necrosis as manifested by elevated cardiac markers. PURPOSE To assess the incidence and risk factors of elevated troponin-I (TnI) after PCI. METHODS AND RESULTS We performed a retrospective analysis on 522 PCI cases over a 1-year period at a single(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical utility of Micral strips for detection of microalbuminuria. DESIGN One hundred three urine samples were tested by Micral strips for the presence of microalbuminuria, and the results were compared with the immunonephelometric method. SETTING Endocrine diabetes clinic in a university-affiliated outpatient facility and(More)
BACKGROUND The combination of coagulopathy and intracranial bleeding (ICB) is a well-recognized cause of morbidity and mortality in the neurosurgical patient because of the risk of hematoma expansion. Although recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) has been shown to be useful in intracerebral hemorrhage, its use in other forms of ICB such as subdural hematomas(More)
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