Morgan E Quinn

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There are few reports in the literature of platinum-based chemotherapy administered in pregnancy. We present a case of serous adenocarcinoma of the ovary complicating pregnancy. Following laparotomy at 16 weeks of gestation, four cycles of cisplatin were administered prior to confinement at 32 weeks. There were no neonatal sequelae. We believe there is(More)
The major problems with busulfan/cyclophosphamide (Bu/Cy)-containing conditioning regimens are acute toxicities and graft failure. To decrease acute toxicities, we have prospectively evaluated a reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) regimen using targeted dosing of i.v. busulfan, fludarabine, and rabbit ATG (Bu/Flu/rATG) in children with diagnoses that(More)
Viral, bacterial and parasitological infections in rats and mice used in biomedical research continue to occur despite improved housing and biosurveillance. The presence of disease in laboratory animals can lead to spurious results for research undertaken in universities, research institutes and the pharmaceutical industry. Here the authors report the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Optimal surgical conditions for flexor tendon tenolysis in the hand were achieved by ulnar, radial, and musculocutaneous nerve block at the axilla combined with median nerve block at the wrist. RESULT Because the median nerve function proximal to the wrist was preserved, the patient was able to flex the finger intraoperatively. (More)
We report the case of an elderly female patient with a history of a previous Billroth I gastrectomy who presented with small bowel obstruction secondary to a migrated oesophageal stent. This patient had an iatrogenic oesophageal perforation following therapeutic endoscopy for a benign stricture 4 months prior to presentation. This was treated endoscopically(More)
OBJECTIVES Sepsis is a common cause of morbidity and mortality and is associated with significant costs to the healthcare organizations. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess whether high or low-dose statin therapy improved mortality in patients with sepsis. METHODS The trials analyzed in this study were multicenter or single center(More)
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