Mark Pedersen

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Adenocarcinomas in relation to the ileal J-pouch after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis have been recently reported with increasing frequency. All previously reported cases have occurred in patients with their ileal pouch in situ. We report a case of adenocarcinoma in the anal canal 11 years after removal of a failed ileal J-pouch.(More)
We present a comparative analysis of relative clauses in Hindi and Arabic in the tradition of the Paninian Grammar Framework (Bharati et al., 1996b) which leads to deriving a common logical form for equivalent sentences. Parallels are drawn between the Hindi co-relative construction and resumptive pronouns in Arabic. The analysis arises from the development(More)
BACKGROUND Intravenous (i.v.) acetaminophen has the potential to reduce postoperative narcotic analgesic requirement but this has not been reported in bariatric surgery. As lower dosages could reduce undesirable narcotic side effects, we investigated the opioid-sparing effect of concomitant i.v. acetaminophen in bariatric surgery. METHODS We performed a(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The aim of the present pilot study was to evaluate the safety and clinical application of intraperitoneal microdialysis (MD) in preterm infants operated on for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). METHODS Fourteen infants underwent MD. Two were excluded from analysis: 1 because of catheter malfunction and 1 because of fatal outcome(More)
This work presents a method under development for transferring between Dependency Grammar formalisms and Phrase Structure Grammar formalisms in order to support machine translation (MT) between free and xed word order languages. In a broader sense, we propose that distinct, well deened models of language can be formally related so as to provide an(More)
We report a case of inadvertent reversal of the entire small intestine leading to severe complications and long-standing ileus. The clinical diagnosis was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging and laparotomy. The patient was cured by surgical re-reversal of the bowel. Care should be taken to mark the bowel ends when multiple simultaneous bowel resections(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess high school athletic programs' infection prevention policies and procedures and to estimate the frequency of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) among Iowa's high school athletes. METHODS An on-line survey of high school athletic programs. RESULTS Nearly 60% of programs responded. Schools in higher classifications were more(More)