Ron Halbert

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Primary anastomosis following the resection of bowel for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) can be done with acceptable morbidity and mortality rates. Twenty-seven patients are reported with three deaths. Primary anastomosis will avoid problems seen with small-bowel stomas. The concomitant ligation of a significant patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) should be(More)
BACKGROUND COPD is a major worldwide problem with a rising prevalence. Despite its importance, there is a lack of information regarding underdiagnosis and misdiagnosis of COPD in different countries. As part of the Proyecto Latinoamericano de Investigación en Obstrucción Pulmonar study, we examined the relationship between prior diagnostic label and airway(More)
  • Ron Halbert
  • Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
  • 1982
A case of metastatic, poorly differentiated gastric adenocarcinoma in a 22-year-old woman with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome was studied. The young age of many patients who have gastrointestinal (GI) carcinoma associated with this syndrome, as well as the unusual locations of primary tumors (eg, duodenum), suggest an increased tendency toward malignant(More)
OBJECTIVE PLATINO project is a population-based study designed to determine the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in São Paulo, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Montevideo, Uruguay; Santiago de Chile, Chile; and Caracas, Venezuela. The objective of this portion of PLATINO was to describe preventive and pharmacological treatment of COPD(More)
99 Background: Patient engagement is essential for high-quality care. This study aimed to develop novel communication tools to be used between patients and HCPs to address current gaps in cancer care. METHODS Qualitative interviews were conducted with 16 US patients with various cancers and stage, 6 oncology nurses, and 4 oncologists. Goals were to(More)
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