Marie L Hoskins

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Initial experience with a new flexible and adjustable mitral annuloplasty ring is described. Used in conjunction with standard techniques of mitral valve repair, this ring was implanted in 21 consecutive patients undergoing elective operation for mitral regurgitation. Satisfactory valve repair was feasible in 20 of these patients. Once the ring was sewn in(More)
To assess the outcome of emergency coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after failed percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), 91 patients undergoing emergency CABG after failed PTCA over a 30-month period ending July 31, 1991, were studied. For reference, a cohort of patients (91) concurrently undergoing elective CABG equally matched for(More)
Many of the models and metaphors that underlie research on eating disorders reflect a modernist version of the self and, quite often, one that was developed in the early 1900s. Psychoanalytic theories persist despite new "postmodern" theories of the self that challenge these older theories by paying close attention to the processes of self-creation in(More)
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