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Small-bowel tumors: epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of 1260 cases from the connecticut tumor registry.
OBJECTIVE To examine the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of small-bowel cancer. DESIGN Patients with small-bowel tumors reported between 1980 and 2000, studied retrospectively. SETTINGExpand
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Distinct phenotypes in zebrafish models of human startle disease☆
Startle disease is an inherited neurological disorder that causes affected individuals to suffer noise- or touch-induced non-epileptic seizures, excessive muscle stiffness and neonatal apneaExpand
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Postoperative day one: a high risk period for respiratory events.
BACKGROUND In 2001, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations released Pain Management Standards that has led to an increased focus on pain control. Since then the InstituteExpand
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Anastomotic disruption after large bowel resection.
Anastomotic disruption is a feared and serious complication of colon surgery. Decades of research have identified factors favoring successful healing of anastomoses as well as risk factors forExpand
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Two knockdown models of the autism genes SYNGAP1 and SHANK3 in zebrafish produce similar behavioral phenotypes associated with embryonic disruptions of brain morphogenesis.
Despite significant progress in the genetics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), how genetic mutations translate to the behavioral changes characteristic of ASD remains largely unknown. ASD affectsExpand
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Pretraining and posttraining assessment of residents' performance in the fourth accreditation council for graduate medical education competency: patient communication skills.
HYPOTHESIS Structured communication curricula will improve surgical residents' ability to communicate effectively with patients. DESIGN AND SETTING A prospective study approved by the institutionalExpand
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Prospective double-arm study of fibrinolysis in surgical patients.
BACKGROUND During surgery, the balance between thrombosis and fibrinolysis is altered. Methods reported to increase fibrinolysis, such as compression devices, may reduce venous thrombosis. However,Expand
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The efficacy of intraoperative methylene blue enemas to assess the integrity of a colonic anastomosis
BackgroundIntraoperative testing of colonic anastomoses is routine in assuring anastamotic integrity. We sought to determine the efficacy of the methylene blue enema (MBE) as an intraoperative testExpand
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Using artificial intelligence to predict prolonged mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy placement.
BACKGROUND Early identification of critically ill patients who will require prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) has proven to be difficult. The purpose of this study was to use machine learning toExpand
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Multi-Gene Analysis Reveals a Lack of Genetic Divergence between Calanus agulhensis and C. sinicus (Copepoda; Calanoida)
The discrimination and taxonomic identification of marine species continues to pose a challenge despite the growing number of diagnostic metrics and approaches. This study examined the geneticExpand
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