Stephanie Knapp

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BACKGROUND The inferior vena cava (IVC) collapses with shock but may also be collapsed in volume-depleted patients in the absence of shock. The speed and availability of computed tomography (CT) make IVC measurement an attractive diagnostic modality for shock. The purpose of this study was to determine if IVC size following injury is associated with shock.(More)
Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is a persistent or recurrent fever for which the underlying source has not been identified despite diagnostic investigation. In people, 18 F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18 F-FDG-PET) alone or in combination with computed tomography (CT) is often beneficial in detecting the source of fever when other(More)
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