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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 ...
Comparison of the Clinical Presentation of Two Age Groups in Pediatric Wilm's Tumor Patients at a Single Institution
BACKGROUND: The long term survival rates for Wilm's Tumor in North America and Europe have increased to almost 85% overall. There is an emphasis on "risk based management" where children who are diagnosed with low stage ...
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 ...
Association of Vitamin D Serum Concentration with Infection Outcomes for Children after Surgery
Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency has been associated with various disease states and lower health outcomes. In the adult population, higher vitamin D levels correlated with decreased odds of in-hospital morbidity and ...
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 ...
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, ...