Matthew Halliday

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Limited information is available concerning the effects of obesity on the functional outcomes of patients requiring major lower limb amputation because of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The purpose of this study was to examine the predictive ability of body mass index (BMI) to determine functional outcome in the dysvascular amputee. To do this, 434(More)
BACKGROUND Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare disease that can be triggered by cytomegalovirus, a relatively common infectious exposure to neonates. The clinical presentation is common to many acute illnesses seen in extreme premature infants; however, there are key clinical and laboratory findings that can lead to the diagnosis. PURPOSE(More)
OBJECTIVE Determine if prophylactic milrinone improves cardiovascular or long-term clinical outcomes in preterm neonates who receive surgical patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) ligation. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of 45 infants over a 4-year period that received a PDA ligation at one institution. Data were collected on morbidity and mortality outcomes(More)
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