Melanie L Sparks

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Bone mass and bone density were estimated in 219 pedigreed baboons (Papio hamadryas) by radiographic morphometry of the left second metacarpal. Compact bone width (total bone width--medullary canal diameter) and bone ratio (compact bone width/total bone width) decreased with increasing age squared in both sexes. The heritability of medullary canal diameter(More)
Patients who develop heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality if the disorder is not recognized and treated early. Upon initial suspicion of HIT, providers should promptly discontinue all heparin products and initiate an alternative form of anticoagulation without waiting for diagnostic test results confirming(More)
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