Robert M. Steward

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BACKGROUND Several recent military and civilian trauma studies demonstrate that improved outcomes are associated with early and increased use of plasma-based resuscitation strategies. However, outcomes associated with platelet transfusions are poorly characterized. We hypothesized that increased platelet:red blood cells (RBC) ratios would decrease(More)
HYPOTHESIS A selective surgical approach using either a 1- or a 2-stage resection is relatively safe and effective in the management of acute complicated colonic diverticulosis. DESIGN A consecutive cohort study. SETTING A university hospital. PATIENTS Eighty-nine consecutive patients who underwent emergency operations for diverticular disease between(More)
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