Madeline M Stovall

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INTRODUCTION The most common modality of breast reconstruction continues to be implant based, with infection being the most significant complication. Risk factors including radiation, obesity, and smoking have been associated with infection and other surgical complications. We hypothesized that prolonged drain use may likewise be associated with(More)
PURPOSE: Hospital acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) remain a significant problem, despite implementation of numerous prevention initiatives. We aimed to assess the relationship between healthcare professionals’ (nurses, residents, and attending physicians) perceptions of the importance of HAPU prevention and actual HAPU prevalence. Additionally, we were(More)
BACKGROUND Intraoperative tranexamic acid (TXA) administration has been used to abate blood loss in a variety of surgical procedures. Several recent studies have supported its efficacy in reducing transfusion requirements in pediatric cranial vault reconstruction (CVR). OBJECTIVE To conduct a retrospective chart review to determine whether a significant(More)
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