P K Bryant-Greenwood

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OBJECT The authors present their neurosurgical experience with Carney complex. Carney complex, characterized by spotty skin pigmentation, cardiac myxomas, primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease, pituitary tumors, and nerve sheath tumors (NSTs), is a recently described, rare, autosomal-dominant familial syndrome that is relatively unknown to(More)
In previous work, we and others have shown that serum levels of alpha-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, and estriol vary among the four commonly defined racial/ethnic groups seen in the United States: white, African-American, Asian, and Hispanic. We have suggested that better sensitivity and specificity could improve screening sensitivity and(More)
OBJECTIVE Multifetal pregnancy reduction has been shown to improve survival rates in high-order multifetal pregnancies (>/=4). There is, however, some controversy as to whether multifetal pregnancy reduction improves pregnancy outcomes of triplets reduced to twins. The purpose of this study was to evaluate this issue by comparing outcomes of triplet(More)
Selective termination is employed in multifetal pregnancies, in the presence of an abnormal fetus, in order to improve the prognosis of the normal fetuses. The term elective reduction is used to describe reduction in twin pregnancies for maternal medical conditions, psychological, or socioeconomic reasons. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
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