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Predictors of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adolescents
INTRODUCTION: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a growing health problem in the adolescent population yet risk factors for severe OSA in this group remain poorly understood. The objective of this study was to evaluate ...
Contemporary Review of Pediatric Thyroid Surgery
PURPOSE: Pediatric thyroid cancer is uncommon and, despite its relative aggressiveness, prognosis is favorable if treated appropriately. Our study is the largest contemporary review to characterize the presentation, ...
Apolipoprotein E Isoform Influence on Outcomes after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
INTRODUCTION: The ε4 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene (APOε) is associated with poor outcomes in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI), but its influence on recovery after pediatric TBI is uncertain. The primary aims ...
Use of Respiratory Acoustic Monitor for Postoperative Monitoring in Children
Recording vital signs is the standard of care for all patients on the hospital wards after surgery to detect respiratory and cardiovascular depression before serious complications ensue. Of all the vital signs, an altered ...
Study of the Effect of Age on Toxicity During Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
BACKGROUND: Minimizing toxicity is critical to the safety and efficacy of therapy. There are data suggesting that adolescents and young adults experience greater toxicity than younger patients during the induction and ...