Kimberly L Edwards

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BACKGROUND CONTEXT There have been no previous studies looking at the outcome of surgical decompression (+/-stabilization) for various grades of epidural spinal cord compression (ESCC) due to spinal metastases. PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of surgical treatment in patients with ESCC using the Bilsky six-point scale. STUDY(More)
OBJECTIVES Systematic review and meta-analysis of published observational cohort studies. To quantify the increased risk smokers have of experiencing a delayed and/or non-union in fractures, spinal fusion, osteotomy, arthrodesis or established non-unions. SETTING Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE), Excerpta Medica database(More)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Maximally exercising horses achieve mean pulmonary artery pressures (Ppa(mean)) that exceed the minimum threshold (75 mmHg) estimated for pulmonary capillary rupture and exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH). EIPH is not expected to occur during moderate submaximal exercise (i.e. 40-60% VO2max) since Ppa(mean) remains(More)
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