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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 ...
Increased Amyloid Deposition after TBI Correlates with Cognitive Deficits and Symptom Worsening
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The primary objective of this case-series study was to conduct early 18F-AV-45 (florbetapir F18) positron emission tomography (PET) ...
Presence of Bland Thrombus Is a Negative Indicator for Cancer Specific Survival in Patients Undergoing Nephrectomy for Kidney Tumors with Venous Tumor Thrombus
PURPOSE: We sought to evaluate the oncologic outcomes of patients undergoing nephrectomy for tumors with venous tumor thrombus with respect to presence or absence of bland thrombus. METHODS: Multi-institutional, IRB approved ...