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276 Warner, Homer R.Development of a Prototype IAIMS at the University of UtahBiomedical Informatics1986
277 Gardner, Reed M.Development of an Effective User Interface for a Computerized Laboratory Alerting SystemBiomedical Informatics1993
278 Couldwell, William T.; Jensen, Randy L.; Jensen, Elizabeth M.Development of contrast enhancement after long-term observation of a dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumorDysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors (DNET) are usually benign lesions that arise in cortical regions and are discovered after new onset of seizure. These lesions have many different imaging characteristics. We report a patient with a presumed low-grade medial temporal lobe lesion that was follow...Brain tumor; Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors; DNET; Imaging; Seizures2006
279 Couldwell, William T.Development of neurosurgery in Southern California and the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical CenterThe Los Angeles County General Hospital has played an integral role in the development of medicine and neurosurgery in Southern California. From its fledgling beginnings, the University of Southern California School of Medicine has been closely affiliated with the hospital, providing the predomina...Historical vignette; Los Angeles County General Hospital; University of Southern California School of Medicine; Neurosurgical history1993
280 Capecchi, Mario R.Developmental defects of the ear, cranial nerves and hindbrain resulting from targeted disruption of the mouse homeobox gene Hox-1.6.Gene targeting in mouse embryo-derived stem cells has been used to generate mice with a disruption in the homeobox gene Hox-1.6. Mice heterozygous at the Hox-1.6 locus appear normal, whereas Hox-1.6-/Hox-1.6- mice die at or shortly after birth. These homozygotes exhibit profound defects in the forma...Chromosome Mapping; Genetic Vectors; Mice, Inbred C57BL2002-06-27
281 Couldwell, William T.Diagnosis and management of Cushing diseaseThe management of a case involving Cushing disease, defined as excess secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from a pituitary adenoma, remains one of the most vexing problems facing the pituitary surgeon. The systemic consequences of this endocrinopathy are profound morbidity and premature...2007-01-01
282 Schmidt, Meic H.Diagnosis and management of sacral Tarlov cystsPerineurial (Tarlov) cysts are meningeal dilations of the posterior spinal nerve root sheath that most often affect sacral roots and can cause a progressive painful radiculopathy. Tarlov cysts are most commonly diagnosed by lumbosacral magnetic resonance imaging and can often be demonstrated by com...Tarlov cysts; Meningeal dilations; Spinal lesion; Outcome2003
283 Dailey, Andrew T.Diagnosis and treatment of craniocervical dislocation in a series of 17 consecutive survivors during an 8-year periodObject. Craniocervical dissociation (CCD) is a highly unstable and usually fatal injury resulting from osseoligamentous disruption between the occiput and C-2. The purpose of this study was to elucidate systematic factors associated with delays in diagnosing and treating this life-threatening condit...Spinal cord injury; Craniocervical dislocation; Atlantooccipital joint; Atlantoaxial joint; Tetraplegia; CCJ; CCD2006
284 Varner, Michael W.Diagnosis of maternal cystic fibrosis during pregnancy.The third and fourth cases of maternal cystic fibrosis diagnosed during pregnancy are presented. Quantitative pilocarpine iontophoresis (sweat chlorides) must be performed to establish the diagnosis. Other important findings include recurrent or persistent respiratory symptoms, chest x-ray abnormali...Pregnancy; Cystic Fibrosis; Chlorides; Respiratory Insufficiency1983-03
285 Dailey, Andrew T.; Brodke, Darrel S.Differences between neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons in classifying cervical dislocation injuries and making assessment and treatment decisions: a multicenter reliability studyVariability exists in the management of cervical spinal injuries. The goal of this study was to assess the effect of training specialty (orthopedic surgery vs neurosurgery) on management of cervical dislocations.Cervical dislocation injuries; Classification; Orthopedic surgeons; Orthopaedic surgeons; Assessment decisions; Treatment decisions2008
286 Florsheim, Paul W.; Ngu, LeDifferential outcomes among adolescent fathers: understanding fatherhood as a transformative processIn response to the rising numbers of mother headed households, there is a great debate about whether to encourage young unwed parents to marry. Policies designed to pursue and/or punish fathers who do not meet their legal and financial responsibilities and to promote marriage, carte blanche, are ref...Parenting; Gender; Matrimony2003-10-18
287 Cloud, Joann L.; Hoggan, Karen; Cohen, Samuel; Brown-Elliott, Barbara A.; Mann, Linda; Wilson, Rebecca; Aldous, Wade K.; Wallace, Jr, Richard J.; Woods, Gail L.Differentiation of mycobacterium chelonae and M. abscessus using SmartCycler PCR and MGB eclipse probesThis poster discusses how the use of partial 16S rDNA sequencing (first one-third of the gene) for the identification of Mycobacterium species from cultured isolates has become recognized as a very accurate method for identification. The distinction between M. chelonae and M. abscessus, however, is ...MGB Eclipse System; SmartCycler PCR; Mycobacterium abscessus2005-09-05
288 Pounder, June I.; Voelkerding, Karl V.; Storts, D.; Anderson, Clint M.Differentiation of species within mycobacterium tuberculosis complex by real-time PCR-based genomic deletion analysisDifferentiation of members within Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) is essential for patient management and infection control. MTC is comprised of M. tuberculosis (Mtb), M. bovis (Mb), M. bovis BCG (vaccine strain; Mbcg), M. africanum (Ma), and M. microti (Mm). Because MTC have highly similar...MTC; species differentiation; Mycobacterium bovis BCG; Mycobacterium africanum; Mycobacterium microtic; PCR2006-01-09
289 Schmidt, Meic H.Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting as a sacral tumorPrimary lymphomas of the sacrum are rare tumors, reported only in a few cases in the literature. The authors describe two patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphomas presenting as a sacral tumor. In the first case a 52-year-old man presented with progressive back pain, bilateral radicular pain, an...B-cell lymphoma; Sacral tumor2003
290 Gardner, Reed M.Digital Electronic Communications Between ICU Ventilators and Computers and PrintersBiomedical Informatics1992
291 Capecchi, Mario R.; Mansour, Suzanne L.; Thomas, Kirk R.Disruption of the proto-oncogene int-2 in mouse embryo-derived stem cells: a general strategy for targeting mutations to non-selectable genes.Gene targeting--homologous recombination of DNA sequences residing in the chromosome with newly introduced DNA sequences--in mouse embryo-derived stem cells promises to provide a means to generate mice of any desired genotype. We describe a positive nd negative selection procedure that enriches 2,00...Animals; Clone Cells; Restriction Mapping; Stem Cells1988-11-24
292 Couldwell, William T.; Gottfried, Oren N.Distal ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure secondary to clostridium difficile colitisDistal ventriculoperitoneal shunt obstruction is typically associated with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) infection, fluid pseudocysts, bowel obstruction, bowel perforation, or improper shunt placement in the abdomen. We describe a unique etiology for distal shunt obstruction secondary to Clostridium di...2005-01-01
293 Couldwell, William T.Distal ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure secondary to Clostridium Difficile ColitisDistal ventriculoperitoneal shunt obstruction is typically associated with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) infection, fluid pseudocysts, bowel obstruction, bowel perforation, or improper shunt placement in the abdomen. We describe a unique etiology for distal shunt obstruction secondary to Clostridium dif...Shunt Failure2005-03
294 Warner, Homer R.The Distribution and Disposal of Cortisol in HumansBiomedical Informatics1964
295 Gesteland, Raymond F.; Atkins, John F.; Baranov, Pavel V.Diverse bacterial genomes encode an operon of two genes, one of which is an unusual class-I release factor that potentially recognizes atypical mRNA signals other than normal stop codonsABSTRACT: Background: While all codons that specify amino acids are universally recognized by tRNA molecules, codons signaling termination of translation are recognized by proteins known as class-I release factors (RF). In most eukaryotes and archaea a single RF accomplishes termination at all three...Class-I release factors; RF1; RF2; Bacterial genomes2006
296 Bernstein, Paul S.; Zabriskie, Norman A.; Zhang, Kang; Leppert, Mark F.Diverse macular dystrophy phenotype caused by a novel complex mutation in the ELOVL4 genePURPOSE: A 5-bp deletion in ELOVL4, a photoreceptor-specific gene, has been associated with autosomal dominant (ad) macular dystrophy phenotypes in five related families, in which phenotypes range from Stargardt-like macular dystrophy (STGD3; Mendelian Inheritance in Man 600110) to pattern dystrophy...Linkage (Genetics); Middle Aged; Phenotype2001
297 Aldous, Jay A.; Engar, Richard C.Do dentists prescribe narcotics excessively?Dealing with pain is an inevitable sequela to dental treatment. Although several drug regimens primarily involving narcotics have been used in the past, availability of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has increased recently. A study was conducted to analyze dental prescribing patterns ...Analgesics, Opioid; Anti-Inflammatory Agents; Dentist's Practice Patterns; Pain, Postoperative1996-07-01
298 Varner, Michael W.Does progesterone treatment influence risk factors for recurrent preterm delivery?OBJECTIVE: To examine how demographic and pregnancy characteristics can affect the risk of recurrent preterm delivery and the how the effectiveness of progesterone treatment for prevention alters these relationships. METHODS: This was a secondary analysis of a randomized trial of 17alpha-hydroxyprog...Preterm Delivery; Progesterone Treatment; Pregnancy; Risk Factors2005-09
299 Kestle, John R. W.Does thalamotomy alter the course of Parkinson's disease?Irving Cooper (3) observed that unilateral Parkinson's disease seemed less likely to progress to the other side of the body after thalamotomy that abolished contralateral tremor and rigidity, an effect that he felt might be the result of either the surgery itself or the slow progression of that par...1996
300 Moshirfar, MajidDouble-pass microkeratome technique for ultra-thin graft preparation in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplastyEndothelial keratoplasty is evolving with increased attention placed on the optical qualities of the posterior donor lenticule. In efforts to improve visual outcomes, the effects of the thickness, smoothness, and planar profile are being studied. This paper describes a double-pass microkeratome tech...2012-01-01
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