Michael Giordano

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The authors present a new modification of the Austin bunionectomy with single 2.7-mm. cortical screw fixation, and a comparison study with the standard osteotomy fixation using a single Kirschner wire. The results include subjective postoperative evaluation as well as objective radiographic analysis. Suggestions are made that this type of procedure is(More)
This report reviews current data pertaining to the development of dyslipidemia during treatment with protease inhibitors and the associated risk for cardiovascular disease in patients who have the human immunodeficiency virus. Most protease inhibitors used to manage the human immunodeficiency virus and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome are associated(More)
The early life period is characterized by fast growth and development, which can lead to high reactive oxygen species (ROS) production. Young animals thus have to balance their investment in growth versus ROS defence, and this balance is likely mediated by resource availability. Consequently resources transferred prenatally by the mother and nutritional(More)
dNLR Derived neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio DTIC Dacarbazine EAIO European Alliance for Immuno-Oncology EATI European Academy of Tumor Immunology ECM Extracellular matrix EMT Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition ESCI European Society for Clinical Investigation exo-MDC Melanoma-derived exosome FOLFIRI 5-Fluorouracile, leucovorin, irinotecan FTM Fotemustine(More)
BACKGROUND Gallbladder ultrasonography is a commonly performed test in the emergency department. It is unknown whether a non-fasting state alters the visualization of the gallbladder by emergency medicine (EM) residents. OBJECTIVES We conducted this study to determine whether EM residents are able to visualize the gallbladder in volunteers who have(More)
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