Scott Nardi

Learn More
Pressure ulcer formation related to positioning while in the OR increases the length of hospital stay and hospital costs, but there is little evidence documenting how positioning devices used in the OR influence pressure ulcer development when examined with traditional risk factors. The aim of this prospective cohort study was to identify the prevalence of(More)
Vancomycin concentrations in periprosthetic breast tissues were evaluated in 24 women undergoing reconstructive surgery after mastectomy for breast cancer. Patients were given a single prophylactic dose of vancomycin (1 g iv) 1-8 h before surgery, and mean capsular and pericapsular tissue concentrations were measured by HPLC. Vancomycin was not detectable(More)
Three methods for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum infection in peripheral blood were compared during antimalarial treatment and follow-up in 32 Burundian patients: dipstick antigen capture assay, standard (TBF) and prolonged thick blood film examination (PTBF) (3 x 5 min and 3 x 20 min examination respectively). Parasitaemia was determined daily by(More)
The in vivo response of falciparum malaria to oral chloroquine and quinine was evaluated in two identical hospital-based, comparative open trials carried out 2 years apart in the same seasonal period at a hospital located in the highlands of Northern Burundi. Children aged 0-14 with uncomplicated falciparum malaria were administered either chloroquine, at(More)
PURPOSE Evaluate and compare retrospective prostate treatment plan using Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (RapidArc™ - Varian) technique with single or double arcs at COI Group. METHODS Ten patients with present prostate and seminal vesicle neoplasia were replanned as a target treatment volume and a prescribed dose of 78 Gy. A baseline planning, using(More)
  • 1