M. Irons

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Gomez-Lopez-Hernandez syndrome (cerebello-trigeminal-dermal dysplasia) is a condition that includes abnormalities of the cerebellum (rhombencephalosynapsis), cranial nerves (trigeminal anesthesia), and scalp (alopecia). Seven patients with this condition have been documented since 1979. We now report a male with Gomez-Lopez-Hernandez syndrome who, at the(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the predictive value of [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in detecting malignant transformation of plexiform neurofibromas in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). An electronic search of the medical records was performed to determine patients with NF1 who had undergone(More)
Deployment of quality-of-service (QoS) based value-added services in IP networks necessitates the use of traffic engineering. Traffic engineering allows service providers to use the network resources efficiently, according to the different quality levels associated with the range of services they offer. Traffic engineering relies typically on monitoring(More)
In acute myocardial infarction, myocardial salvage is dependent on rapid restoration of blood flow. Pharmacologic (streptokinase, recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator), mechanical (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, guide wire perforation) or combined forms of reperfusion therapy can accomplish this goal, but their effects on infarcted(More)
Urban adolescents face economic, social, and behavioral challenges in adhering to long-term contraceptive use. Use of text messaging reminders has the potential to increase adherence to family planning appointments and to educate patients about safe sexual health practices; however, nonresponsiveness to messages is difficult to interpret and may jeopardize(More)