Stuart Hebert

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BACKGROUND Abnormal lipid profiles are associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) which significantly contributes to an accelerated progression of coronary artery disease. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between cholesterol measures and differences in risk stratification when using National Cholesterol Education Program, Adult(More)
Loudness is the primary perceptual correlate of sound intensity. The relationship between sound intensity and loudness is not fixed, and can be modified by short-term sound deprivation or stimulation. Deprivation increases sound sensitivity, whereas stimulation decreases it. We review the effects of short-term auditory deprivation and stimulation on the(More)
A group of 10 leukocyte and lymphocyte subsets were measured by simultaneous dual immunofluorescence and flow cytometry in a group of homosexual men from the San Francisco General cohort. Absolute numbers and percentages of lymphocytes were determined in 30 individuals who progressed to AIDS and 29 who did not over a 44-month period at annual intervals. At(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with hypercholesterolemia as a major cause. A few studies have demonstrated counter-intuitive findings known as reverse epidemiology where normal levels of cholesterol are associated with higher levels of mortality. The purpose of this(More)
To assess the diagnostic performance of MDCT in the diagnosis of closed loop small bowel obstruction. One hundred fifty patients with CT reports including “small bowel obstruction (SBO)” between 1/30/2011 and 12/4/2012 were included (65 men, 85 women, mean age 63 years). CT examinations were independently and blindly reviewed by five radiologists to(More)