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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 ...
The Radiation Footprint on the Pediatric Trauma Patient
BACKGROUND: Overuse of radiation in patients has recently become an important topic of discussion within the medical community. Pediatric patients are most at risk. A recent study has proven the incidence of 1 brain tumor ...
Readmission and Imaging Outcomes in Pediatric Complicated Appendicitis: A Matched Case-Control Study
INTRODUCTION: Currently, the treatment guidelines for perforated appendicitis generally include primary appendectomy or non-operative management followed by an interval appendectomy 6 to 12 weeks post discharge (first-line ...