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Survival and recovery: maintaining the educational mission of the Louisiana state university school of medicine in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the coastlines of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama on August 29, 2005. The flooding in New Orleans left hundreds of thousands of people homeless andExpand
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Acquisition of Temozolomide Chemoresistance in Gliomas Leads to Remodeling of Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain*
Temozolomide (TMZ) is an oral alkylating agent used for the treatment of high-grade gliomas. Acquired chemoresistance is a severe limitation to this therapy with more than 90% of recurrent gliomasExpand
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Porosity of the basement membrane overlying Peyer's patches in rats and monkeys.
The porosity of the epithelial basement membrane (basal lamina) overlying lymphoid follicles within Peyer's patches was studied in rats and monkeys by scanning electron microscopy. Basement membranesExpand
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Laminin nanofiber meshes that mimic morphological properties and bioactivity of basement membranes.
The basement membrane protein, laminin I, has been used broadly as a planar two-dimensional film or in a three-dimensional form as a reconstituted basement membrane gel such as Matrigel to supportExpand
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Validation and modification of a predictive model of postresection hydrocephalus in pediatric patients with posterior fossa tumors.
OBJECT Postresection hydrocephalus is observed in approximately 30% of pediatric patients with posterior fossa tumors. However, which patients will develop postresection hydrocephalus is not known.Expand
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Does the admissions committee select medical students in its own image?
A previous issue of the Journal referred to a national study of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) in which 12 schools participated. A comparison of our students' type preference with that ofExpand
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Venous thromboembolism following inpatient pediatric surgery: Analysis of 153,220 patients.
PURPOSE To evaluate venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates and risk factors following inpatient pediatric surgery. METHODS 153,220 inpatient pediatric surgical patients were selected from the 2012-2015Expand
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Beyond Alkylating Agents for Gliomas: Quo Vadimus?
Recent advances in therapies have yielded notable success in terms of improved survival in several cancers. However, such treatments have failed to improve outcome in patients with gliomas for whomExpand
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Changes in Undergraduate Medical Education, Admissions, and Student Outcomes at LSU School of Medicine: Three Years After Katrina
M has been written about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) School of Medicine in New Orleans1–4 and the importance of disasterExpand
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Microscopy of living bone marrow in Situ. II. Influence of the microenvironment on hemopoiesis.
The present study examined in vivo the dynamic changes of hypocellular bone marrow during increased hemopoietic activity induced by phlebotomy or administration of erythropoietin. During increasedExpand
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