Michelle Spear

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We have described three patients with heterotopic gastric mucosa of the proximal esophagus, which has been recognized by pathologists since the early 19th century. In contrast to Barrett's esophagus, which is now known as an acquired metaplastic lesion of the esophagus, this mucosa is believed to be a remnant of incomplete epithelialization of the esophagus(More)
A more humanistic approach toward dissection has emerged. However, student attitudes toward this approach are unknown and the influences on such attitudes are little understood. One hundred and fifty-six first-year medical students participated in a study examining firstly, attitudes toward the process of dissection and the personhood of the cadaver and(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Human milk fortification has been advocated to enhance premature infants' growth. We, therefore, undertook this study of a new human milk fortifier containing more protein than a reference one. METHODS Open, randomized, controlled, multiclinic trial, with weekly growth parameters and safety evaluations in premature infants <1,500 g. (More)
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