Laura Maclachlan

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe and prospectively evaluate a new radiologic sign with the potential to increase the diagnostic accuracy of soft-tissue radiography of the neck in the identification of adult epiglottitis. METHODS We conducted a prospective, before-and-after blinded study at two tertiary care institutions. A convenience sample of four staff(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if there are any pathologic or technical differences between laser-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (LAUP) and electrocautery-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (EAUP). DESIGN A prospective randomized in vivo trial in an appropriate animal species. RESULTS We found no gross difference in healing between the palates treated with(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore potential mechanisms that underpin the cardiac abnormalities seen in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) using non-invasive cardiac impedance, red cell mass and plasma volume measurements. METHODS Cardiac MR (MR) examinations were performed using 3 T Philips Intera Achieva scanner (Best, NL) in participants with CFS (Fukuda; n=47) and(More)
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