Samantha Cannon

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The two patients in this case series had experienced long-term difficulty controlling lymphedema at home. Both patients had used numerous home therapies, including older-generation intermittent pneumatic compression devices, without success. The Flexitouch system, an advanced pneumatic device, was prescribed to assist them with in-home efforts by providing(More)
This prospective study was undertaken to assess the predictive value of esophageal insufflation on the acquisition of tracheoesophageal (TE) speech. Fourteen total laryngectomy patients were evaluated prior to tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) using objective esophageal pressure measurements. These patients then were followed prospectively for 6 to 13(More)
Intrauterine infection with herpes simplex virus, although very rare, has devastating effects on multiple organ systems in the fetus and can lead to in utero fetal demise. Neonates born following intrauterine herpes simplex virus infection commonly manifest with cutaneous lesions, ocular damage and/or brain abnormalities. We describe the case of a(More)
Postpoliomyelitis syndrome is characterized by new neuromuscular symptoms, including weakness, developing years after recovery from acute polio. Bilateral vocal cord paralysis is presented as a new manifestation of this syndrome. Other clinical features of post-poliomyelitis syndrome in this report are discussed. The etiology of this syndrome is unknown,(More)
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