Mark Ayzenberg

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BACKGROUND Several hospital-based studies have determined that physicians often inappropriately prescribe acid-suppressive medications for stress ulcer prevention in hospitalized patients and continue these drugs after discharge. We sought to determine the frequency of inappropriate proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use continued at discharge within our(More)
Perilunate dislocations are a devastating injury to the carpus that carry a guarded long-term prognosis. Mayfield type 4 perilunate dislocations are rare, high-energy injuries that carry a risk for avascular necrosis (AVN) of the lunate. When AVN ensues and the carpus collapses, primary treatment with a proximal row carpectomy or arthrodesis has been(More)
INTRODUCTION There is a paucity of information on management of forearm fractures through pre-existing ischemic contractures. The prevention of a Volkmann's contracture in forearm compartment syndrome requires vigilant clinical evaluation and emergent fasciotomy, but many of the patients who develop these contractures often do so as a result of delayed(More)
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