Sara F. Sutherland

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We observed treatment delays and suboptimal outcomes when beginning to treat patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with primary angioplasty. Of the 37 patients treated during a 12-month period, 12 (32%) required either emergency bypass surgery or died. Delayed time intervals to balloon reperfusion (mean 134 minutes) probably contributed to these(More)
September-October 2012 An increasing number of people are traveling abroad by air each year for either business or pleasure. In 2009, over 30 million Americans traveled overseas,1 with most going on vacation trips. Most international air traffic is made up of travelers in Europe and the rest of the world, with over 69 million international flights in the(More)
We report the case of a 26-year-old woman who presented to our emergency department for evaluation of abdominal pain 24 days after a vaginal hysterectomy. The patient's serum pregnancy test was positive. An ectopic pregnancy of the right adnexa was diagnosed by ultrasound and confirmed by laparotomy. The patient recovered uneventfully. Ectopic pregnancy(More)
Fetus in fetu is a rare condition in which a monozygotic, monoamniotic, dichorionic twin is included within the body of its sibling [19]. In 1956, Lord presented the first systematic review of the subject, comprising 11 case reports including 1 of her own. She found that many of the earlier reports dealt with teratomas and not true fetus in fetu. In 1958,(More)
The correct answer for salvage of the Medicare program while maintaining acceptable medical care is clearly not available today. Managed care programs for seniors have been an option in the last decade and plans are expanding rapidly into previously untapped areas. Some programs can indeed provide a multiplicity of services and thereby truly integrate and(More)
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