Miriam Nuño

Christine Carico3
Chirag G. Patil2
3Christine Carico
2Chirag G. Patil
2Debraj Mukherjee
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OBJECTIVE Spatio and/or temporal surveillance systems are designed to monitor the ongoing appearance of disease cases in space and time, and to detect potential disturbances in either dimension. Patient addresses are sometimes reported at some level of geographic aggregation, for example by ZIP code or census tract. While this aggregation has the advantage(More)
INTRODUCTION Biochemical efficacy of somatostatin receptor ligand (SRL) treatment in acromegaly is defined by metrics for GH and IGF-1 control. Since the earliest therapeutic trials, biochemical control criteria, medical formulations, and assay techniques have evolved. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched PubMed for English-language trials published from(More)
  • Christine Carico, Miriam Nuño, Debraj Mukherjee, Adam Elramsisy, Jocelynn Dantis, Jethro Hu +5 others
  • 2012
INTRODUCTION Pre-temozolomide studies demonstrated that loss of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN held independent prognostic significance in GBM patients. We investigated whether loss of PTEN predicted shorter survival in the temozolomide era. The role of PTEN in the PI3K/Akt pathway is also reviewed. METHODS Patients with histologically proven newly(More)
OBJECTIVE The presence of the highly pathogenic avian H5N1 virus in wild bird populations in several regions of the world, together with recurrent cases of H5N1 influenza arising primarily from direct contact with poultry, have highlighted the urgent need for prepared-ness and coordinated global strategies to effectively combat a potential influenza(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Transcranial near-infrared laser therapy (TLT) is a promising and novel method to promote neuroprotection and clinical improvement in both acute and chronic neurodegenerative diseases such as acute ischemic stroke (AIS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients based upon efficacy in translational animal(More)
BACKGROUND Meningiomas are more prevalent in women and mostly benign in nature. Our aim was to evaluate the association of weight and outcomes of meningioma patients undergoing craniotomy. METHODS A retrospective analysis of meningioma patients discharged postcraniotomy between 1998 and 2007 was conducted. Univariate and multivariate analysis evaluated(More)
BACKGROUND Our aim was to identify the preoperative factors associated with a greater risk of poor inpatient outcomes in those undergoing resection of hypothalamic hamartomas. METHODS We performed a multi-institutional retrospective cohort analysis via the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (1998 - 2007). Patients of any age who underwent resection of(More)
It has been over 25 years since the first diagnosis of what would be known as AIDS. Although great strides in anti-HIV therapeutics have been made, there is still a great need for antiretrovirals that are effective against drug-resistant HIV. Enfuvirtide (ENF) is the first of a new class of fusion inhibitors to be approved by the US Food and Drug(More)
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