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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, ...
Sensitivity of Ultrasound and Alpha Fetoprotein for Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Cirrhosis
BACKGROUND: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fastest growing cause of cancer related mortality in the United States. Prognosis is strongly tied to early detection, which facilitates curative treatment and long-term ...
Prevalence of Prescription Medication Misuse in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department
In the early 1990s multiple studies displayed the inadequate treatment of acute pain for patients presenting to Emergency Departments across the U.S. As a result, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare ...
A Descriptive Analysis of Patient Encounter Data from the UT Southwestern Ede Jodi Humanitarian Relief Trip to Haiti
BACKGROUND: Every day, millions of Haitians struggle against hunger, poverty, and illness. This situation has been exacerbated in recent years by a series of hurricanes, famines, the 2010 earthquake, and the cholera outbreak, ...