Maya Jafari

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Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is preferentially expressed in breast cancer cells compared to normal breast tissue. COX-2 inhibitors are, therefore, potential therapeutic options for patients with breast cancer. Women newly diagnosed with non metastatic breast cancer were enrolled into the study after undergoing a diagnostic core needle biopsy. Patients received(More)
PURPOSE To review records of 761 patients who underwent surgery for proximal femoral fractures to determine whether surgeon's experience and volume was associated with 6-month mortality and reoperation rates. METHODS Records of 761 patients who underwent surgery for proximal femoral fractures were reviewed. Patients operated on by a consultant or trainees(More)
e13537 Background: DM is the most common cause of kidney disease in the US, and it may increase the risk of CIN. In vivo studies however suggest that DM not only is not a risk factor for CIN, it may even be protective. This may be explained by dysfunction of organic cation transporter-2, the critical transporter for cisplatin uptake in proximal tubules, in(More)
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