Thomas Z Jones

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BACKGROUND Prompt identification of cervical spine injuries has been a critical issue in trauma management. In 1998, the authors developed a new protocol to evaluate cervical spines in blunt trauma. This protocol relies on clinical clearance for appropriate patients and helical computed tomography instead of plain radiographs for patients who cannot be(More)
HYPOTHESIS Trauma patients with normal motor examination results and normal cervical spine helical computed tomographic (CT) scans with sagittal reconstructions do not have significant cervical spine injury. DESIGN Prospectively collected registry data. SETTING Level II community-based trauma center. PATIENTS All patients admitted to the trauma(More)
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy with the standard intraparenchymal injection has been accepted as an alternative to routine axillary dissection for patients with breast cancer. However, the identification and false-negative rates with this method can vary widely from surgeon to surgeon. The subareolar location contains a rich lymphatic network(More)
The incidence of hepatitis E in the UK is increasing. We recommend measuring hepatitis E serol-ogy in those with an acute hepatitis. A 79 year-old Caucasian man presented to our institution with jaundice and dark urine having fallen from a ladder in his stables three days prior to admission. The fall had left him with some discomfort for which he had(More)
This study aimed to molecularly characterise colorectal pulmonary metastases (PM) and investigate whether their molecular profiles were concordant with those of the primary tumour. Clinical data and archival formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples were retrospectively collected from patients who underwent ≥ 1 pulmonary metastasectomies for(More)
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