Taylor J Stone

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BACKGROUND Allogeneic red blood cell transfusion is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in adult trauma patients. Although studies have suggested that the adoption of a more restrictive transfusion strategy may be safely applied to critically ill adult and all-cause critically ill pediatric patients, recent developments in our understanding of(More)
Nonfocused enhanced CT (NFECT) using intravenous and oral contrast is highly sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis but requires additional time for transit of oral contrast and imaging interpretation. The aim of this study was to review our use of NFECT for the evaluation of acute appendicitis. Over a 2-year period, 295 adult(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to review the normal anatomy and pathologic conditions of the shoulder on the basis of the appearance on MR and ultrasound images obtained during performance of abduction external rotation and flexion adduction internal rotation positional maneuvers. CONCLUSION Positional MRI and ultrasound are highly useful in(More)
Stress fractures, including both fatigue and insufficiency types, are frequently encountered in clinical practice as a source of pain in both athletes and patients with predisposing conditions. Radiography is the imaging modality of choice for baseline diagnosis. MRI has greatly improved our ability to diagnose radiographically occult stress fractures.(More)
To evaluate the position of the peroneus longus (PL) tendon relative to the cuboid tuberosity and cuboid tunnel during ankle dorsiflexion and plantarflexion using ultrasound and MRI. The study population included two groups: 20 feet of 10 asymptomatic volunteers who underwent prospective dynamic ultrasound and 55 ankles found through retrospective review of(More)
This retrospective study evaluated the technical success rate of a novel injection into the long head of the biceps tendon sheath by a rotator interval approach in 26 patients. A 25-gauge, 1.5-in needle was positioned into the rotator interval from a lateral approach, where a therapeutic injection was performed. Postinjection sonograms images were reviewed(More)
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