Michelle Nagel

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STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of 134 adolescent patients who underwent surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis between June 1992 and August 1998 was conducted. OBJECTIVE To examine factors related to changes in somatosensory-evoked potentials with or without neurogenic motor-evoked potentials. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Studies document and(More)
PURPOSE This retrospective study was designed to evaluate the role of adjuvant radiotherapy for surgically treated endometrial carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1980 through 1988, 541 patients were treated with either intravaginal cuff irradiation with a high-dose-rate (HDR) Iridium-192 remote afterloading technique (n = 294) or with combined(More)
Experience with PRL-secreting macroadenomas in the pediatric and adolescent population is limited. Although use of synthetic GH after treatment of central nervous system tumors in children without active disease is accepted practice, reports of GH use in patients with central nervous system tumors in situ are rare. Furthermore, the effect of GH on tumor(More)
 Background: The 60 year old women with no prior history of arrhythmia or other cardiac symptoms was operated on for a cervical disc herniation at the level C7/D1. The C8 nerve root was visualized via a posterior approach.  Findings: Removal of the sequestrum and irritation of the anterior root with surgical instruments triggered cardiac arrest. (More)
McCune-Albright syndrome is a rare syndrome presenting with polyostotic dysplasia, cafe-au-lait spots and multiple endocrinopathies that is very often combined with precocious puberty. We examined the clinical, endocrinological and radiological features in a boy with McCune-Albright syndrome and pituitary adenoma. X-rays, magnetic resonance (MRI) scan,(More)
Intravascular lymphomatosis (IVL), a rare type of non–Hodgkin’s lymphoma, is an uncommon cause of progressive dementia, usually followed by death within a few months of onset of clinical disease. Often this aggressive tumor is only diagnosed at autopsy, because of misleading clinical features mimicking a broad spectrum of syndromes and the absence of(More)
Infants exposed to opiates antenatally display withdrawal symptoms after birth referred to as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS).A total of 366 newborns (166 females, 10 twins) from 361 mothers were diagnosed with NAS from 2000 to 2011 at a single large metropolitan referral center.Retrospective chart review of all newborn infants exposed to opiates in(More)