Michael S. Leonard

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  • Stephen A. Stimpson, Michael S. Leonard, Lisa G. Clifton, James C. Poole, Scott M. Turner, Todd W. Shearer +4 others
  • 2013
Background We recently validated in cross-sectional studies a new method to determine total body creatine pool size and skeletal muscle mass based on D 3-creatine dilution from an oral dose and detection of urinary creatinine enrichment by isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS). Routine clinical use of the method in aging and disease will require repeated(More)
BACKGROUND Gastroesophageal reflux is a common diagnosis in infants. Yet, there is no information on the demographics of those hospitalized with reflux. The aim of this study is to describe the demographics of children with gastroesophageal reflux discharged from the hospital during the first two years of life. METHODS Retrospective chart review of(More)
The anomalies in normal forms generally can be reduced by decomposing relations. Unfortunately many current decomposition procedures fail to give lossless decomposition and still preserve all functional dependencies. A pegging method is proposed to solve this decomposition problem. Pegging is also helpful in decomposing relations that have the(More)
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