Mary Warlaumont

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OBJECTIVES Transpyloric feeding has been proposed as an alternative method for controlling gastroesophageal reflux, but there have been no pediatric studies to determine how transpyloric feeding affects reflux burden. The aim of the present study was to determine the reflux burden in patients receiving transpyloric feeds. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed(More)
BACKGROUND Point-of-care ultrasound has an increasing role in characterizing soft-tissue infections and has been described previously in the evaluation of necrotizing fasciitis (NF). The identification of air within the soft tissues can be very suggestive of NF in the correct clinical context. CASE REPORT A 78-year-old male presented to the emergency(More)
257 Background: Palliative chemotherapy is the standard of care for stage IV pancreatic cancer patients (SFPC). METHODS This study compares the amount of chemotherapy given for SFPC across insurance types using the National Cancer Database (NCDB), which contains 70% of U.S. cancer cases. RESULTS The NCDB reported 115,512 patients diagnosed with SFPC(More)
29 Background: The current standard of care for stage II/III esophageal carcinoma for patients who can withstand aggressive therapy is chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery (tri-modality therapy). This is the largest study of its kind to date. METHODS Using the National Cancer Database (NCDB) 46,758 patients diagnosed with stage II/III esophageal(More)
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