Duke University Medical Center

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Top Publications

  1. pmc Neonatal candidiasis: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical judgment
    Daniel K Benjamin
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e865-73. 2010
  2. doi Gray and white matter brain volumes in older adults with bipolar disorder
    John L Beyer
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neuropsychiatric Imaging Research Laboratory, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1445-52. 2009
  3. pmc Adjuvant hormonal therapy use among insured, low-income women with breast cancer
    Gretchen Kimmick
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3204, Suite 3800 Duke South, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3445-51. 2009
  4. doi A young patient with polyarthralgia and hearing loss: a case report of Muenke syndrome
    Manjiri M Didolkar
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 38:1011-4. 2009
  5. doi Evaluation of small-group teaching in human gross anatomy in a Caribbean medical school
    Lap Ki Chan
    Department of Anatomy, St Matthew s University, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
    Anat Sci Educ 1:19-22. 2008
  6. doi Revolution at the library service desk
    Beverly Murphy
    Duke University Medical Center Library, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Ref Serv Q 27:379-93. 2008
  7. doi Trends in quality of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006
    Eric D Peterson
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1045-55. 2008
  8. pmc Abundant expression of ponsin, a focal adhesion protein, in lens and downregulation of its expression by impaired cytoskeletal signaling
    P Vasantha Rao
    Departments of Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1769-77. 2009
  9. doi A new tr(i)p to sense pain: TRPA1 channel as a target for novel analgesics
    Xinjiang Cai
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1675-81. 2008
  10. doi Modulation of motor and premotor cortices by actions, action words and action sentences
    Ana Raposo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Neuropsychologia 47:388-96. 2009

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Publications62

  1. pmc Neonatal candidiasis: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical judgment
    Daniel K Benjamin
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e865-73. 2010
    ..We quantified risk factors that predict infection in premature infants at high risk and compared clinical judgment with a prediction model of invasive candidiasis...
  2. doi Gray and white matter brain volumes in older adults with bipolar disorder
    John L Beyer
    Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neuropsychiatric Imaging Research Laboratory, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1445-52. 2009
    ..This study assessed the presence of gray matter volume, and the potential for regional volumetric differences in older adults with bipolar disorder...
  3. pmc Adjuvant hormonal therapy use among insured, low-income women with breast cancer
    Gretchen Kimmick
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3204, Suite 3800 Duke South, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3445-51. 2009
    ..Improving use of adjuvant hormonal therapy may lead to lower breast cancer-specific mortality in this population...
  4. doi A young patient with polyarthralgia and hearing loss: a case report of Muenke syndrome
    Manjiri M Didolkar
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 38:1011-4. 2009
    ..We present a case report of a young girl with Muenke syndrome, whose diagnosis was made following the observation of coalitions and coned epiphyses on hand radiographs...
  5. doi Evaluation of small-group teaching in human gross anatomy in a Caribbean medical school
    Lap Ki Chan
    Department of Anatomy, St Matthew s University, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
    Anat Sci Educ 1:19-22. 2008
    ..Another aim of the small-group teaching at SMU was to develop the interpersonal and communication skills of the students, which are important in their later education and career...
  6. doi Revolution at the library service desk
    Beverly Murphy
    Duke University Medical Center Library, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Ref Serv Q 27:379-93. 2008
    ..Reference librarians were moved to "on call" status, technical services staff were added to the schedule, and core competencies and procedures were refined...
  7. doi Trends in quality of care for patients with acute myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006
    Eric D Peterson
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1045-55. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it is unknown whether gender-, race-, and age-based care disparities have narrowed over time...
  8. pmc Abundant expression of ponsin, a focal adhesion protein, in lens and downregulation of its expression by impaired cytoskeletal signaling
    P Vasantha Rao
    Departments of Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1769-77. 2009
    ..The study was focused on a single differentially expressed gene encoding ponsin, a cell adhesion interacting signaling adaptor protein...
  9. doi A new tr(i)p to sense pain: TRPA1 channel as a target for novel analgesics
    Xinjiang Cai
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1675-81. 2008
    ..The TRPA1 channel represents a new target for novel analgesics to specifically eliminate pain sensation of various stimuli...
  10. doi Modulation of motor and premotor cortices by actions, action words and action sentences
    Ana Raposo
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Neuropsychologia 47:388-96. 2009
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  11. doi Statistical issues in translational cancer research
    Stephen L George
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine, Cancer and Leukemia Group B, Statistical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:5954-8. 2008
    ..This article provides an overview of some of these principles applied to assay development, validation of predictive models, and the design of clinical trials for targeted therapies...
  12. doi CT utilization: the emergency department perspective
    Joshua Seth Broder
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:S664-9. 2008
    ..Protocols must be designed to maximize patient safety by limiting radiation exposures while preserving rapid and accurate diagnosis of time-sensitive conditions...
  13. doi Survival prognosis and surgical management of ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Carmelo A Milano
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:735-44. 2008
    ..This study reviewed a 20-year series of IMR patients managed with multiple approaches to assess and refine surgical strategies...
  14. doi Manual therapy provided by physical therapists in a hospital-based setting: a retrospective analysis
    Chad Cook
    Department of Surgery, Center for Excellence in Surgical Outcomes, Durham, NC, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:338-43. 2008
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  15. doi Of taps and toilets: quasi-experimental protocol for evaluating community-demand-driven projects
    Subhrendu K Pattanayak
    Duke University, Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Nicholas Schools of the Environment, and Global Health Institute, Durham, NC 27708 0312, USA
    J Water Health 7:434-51. 2009
    ..We conclude by briefly summarizing how quasi-experimental impact evaluations can address key issues in WSS policy design and when such evaluations are needed...
  16. ncbi Bond scrambling and network elasticity
    Alberto Ciferri
    Institute for Macromolecular Science CNR, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Chemistry 15:6920-5. 2009
    ..Scrambling therefore allows compliance under stress and enhanced recovery when stress is released. Unprecedented applications of these advanced materials thus become foreseeable...
  17. doi Using surrogate biomarkers to predict clinical benefit in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer: an update and review of the literature
    Andrew J Armstrong
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Oncologist 14:816-27. 2009
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  18. doi Treatment of preschoolers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Desiree W Murray
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 12:374-81. 2010
    ..Overall, a great deal remains to be learned about the safety and efficacy of pharmacotherapy in this age group. Fortunately, results of several large intervention studies will be available soon to better inform clinical practice...
  19. pmc Nuclear mode of the EGFR signaling network: biology, prognostic value, and therapeutic implications
    Hui Wen Lo
    Division of Surgical Sciences, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Discov Med 10:44-51. 2010
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  20. pmc The blood nucleome in the pathogenesis of SLE
    David S Pisetsky
    Medical Research Service, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 10:35-7. 2010
    ..Together, these findings suggest that cell death is an important event in lupus pathogenesis and can provide a supply of blood DNA essential for immune complex formation...
  21. doi A comparative resident site visit project: a novel approach for implementing programmatic change in the duty hours era
    Matthew J Crowley
    Department of Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Acad Med 85:1140-6. 2010
    The Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program did not reach its anticipated quota of applicants during the 2008 National Residency Matching Program...
  22. doi Angiosarcoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic comparison between isolated unilateral tumors and tumors demonstrating extrapalpebral involvement
    John A Papalas
    Departments of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:694-9. 2010
    ..When extrapalpebral involvement is ruled out by clinical and radiographic examination, patients with isolated involvement seem to fare better compared with patients with eyelid involvement secondary to more regionally extensive tumors...
  23. doi Ranolazine-related dyspnea on exertion
    Robi Goswami
    Department of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:73-6. 2010
    ..Ranolazine is increasingly being prescribed for the treatment of chronic stable angina. This report describes an adverse effect that may be related to ranolazine...
  24. doi Association between statins and prostate tumor inflammatory infiltrate in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Lionel L Banez
    Division of Urologic Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2626, MSRB I Room 455B, 571 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:722-8. 2010
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  25. pmc Conflicting processes in the evolution of body size and development time
    H Frederik Nijhout
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:567-75. 2010
    ..Therefore, simultaneous directional selection on body size and development time can be neither synergistic nor antagonistic but leads to conflicting selection on the underlying developmental parameters...
  26. doi Metastasis: wherefore arf thou?
    Richard T Premont
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Biol 19:R1036-8. 2009
    ..A recent study identifies yet another role for Arf6 in metastasis - as a regulator of plasma-membrane-derived microvesicle release...
  27. doi Assessing quality and safety competencies of graduating prelicensure nursing students
    Dori Taylor Sullivan
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:323-31. 2009
    ..In general, students reported relatively high levels of preparedness in all types of prelicensure nursing programs and endorsed the importance of quality and safety competencies to professional practice...
  28. doi Trivalent inactivated influenza virus vaccine given to two-month-old children: an off-season pilot study
    Emmanuel B Walter
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1099-104. 2009
    ..Although children less than 6 months of age have the highest risk for hospitalization related to influenza infection, influenza vaccine is not approved for these children...
  29. pmc Developmental expression of a functional TASK-1 2P domain K+ channel in embryonic chick heart
    Hengtao Zhang
    The George and Jean Brumley, Jr, Neonatal Perinatal Research Institute, Division of Neonatology Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Box 2635, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Biomed Sci 16:104. 2009
    ..Background K+ channels are the principal determinants of the resting membrane potential (RMP) in cardiac myocytes and thus, influence the magnitude and time course of the action potential (AP)...
  30. doi Antiplatelet therapy in older adults with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: considering risks and benefits
    Renato D Lopes
    Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Terrace Level, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:16C-21C. 2009
    ..However, given their complexity, it is important to further consider the application of existing and new therapies and strategies of care in "real-world" settings...
  31. pmc Performance evaluation of a conformal thermal monitoring sheet sensor array for measurement of surface temperature distributions during superficial hyperthermia treatments
    K Arunachalam
    Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:313-25. 2008
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  32. pmc Role of parietal regions in episodic memory retrieval: the dual attentional processes hypothesis
    Roberto Cabeza
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90999, LSRC Building, Rm B203, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Neuropsychologia 46:1813-27. 2008
    ..retrieval. Finally, the DAP hypothesis explains why VPC lesions yield a memory neglect syndrome: a deficit in spontaneously reporting relevant memory details but not in accessing the same details when guided by specific questions...
  33. ncbi Toward a conceptual framework of instrumental antisocial decision-making and behavior in youth
    Reid Griffith Fontaine
    Department of Public Policy Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:655-75. 2007
    ..The absence of such a model may account, at least in part, for why the study of instrumental antisocial behavior in youth remains relatively limited...
  34. pmc Imaging techniques for small animal models of pulmonary disease: MR microscopy
    Bastiaan Driehuys
    Center for In Vivo Microscopy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 35:49-58. 2007
    ..MRM has become a valuable tool for studying morphologic and functional changes in small animal models of lung diseases...
  35. ncbi Modeling the effects of biologically incorporated radionuclides and chronic low-dose ionizing radiation exposure on both cancer and chronic non-cancer diseases
    K G Manton
    Center for Demographic Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 46:675-86. 2006
    ..They can combine data from multiple sources and from distinct levels of biological/population organization. The proposed models are intrinsically multivariate and non-linear and capture the dynamic aspects of health change...
  36. ncbi The efficacy and tolerability of tiagabine in adult patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
    Jonathan R T Davidson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:85-8. 2007
    ..Tiagabine was not significantly different from placebo in the treatment of symptoms of PTSD. Additional studies are needed to assess the role of drugs that target the gamma-aminobutyric acid system in the treatment of PTSD...
  37. ncbi Oral immunogenicity of the plant proteinase bromelain
    Laura P Hale
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Immunopharmacol 6:2038-46. 2006
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  38. pmc Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis treatment in nursing home residents with known osteoporosis or recent fracture
    C Colon-Emeric
    Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, and the Durham VA GRECC, Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:553-9. 2007
    ..There was wide variation in performance, and both clinical and systems variables predicted use. This study shows that improvement in osteoporosis care is possible and important for many nursing homes...
  39. ncbi Cytokine gene polymorphisms are not associated with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome or survival after lung transplant
    Laurie D Snyder
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1330-5. 2006
    ..Cytokine polymorphisms are inconsistently associated with transplant rejection and other adverse outcomes. To address this controversy, we evaluated cytokine single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in a lung transplant cohort...
  40. ncbi Activation mapping as a percentage of local excitation: fMRI stability within scans, between scans and across field strengths
    James T Voyvodic
    Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Box 3918 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 24:1249-61. 2006
    ..Analysis of realistic simulated fMRI data sets indicates that stability of relative activation patterns could provide a useful tool for assessing the accuracy of fMRI maps...
  41. ncbi Targeting cerebral arteriovenous malformations for minimally invasive therapy
    Michael J Alexander
    Duke Neurovascular Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Duke Clinic, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S178-83; discussion S3-13. 2006
    ..In some cases, embolization alone may be able to angiographically cure an AVM, although this is a small percentage of all AVMs...
  42. ncbi Chemistry. Toward molecular imaging with xenon MRI
    Bastiaan Driehuys
    Department of Radiology, Center for In Vivo Microscopy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Science 314:432-3. 2006
  43. ncbi In patients undergoing neuromodulation for intractable urge incontinence a reduction in 24-hr pad weight after the initial test stimulation best predicts long-term patient satisfaction
    Raymond T Foster
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:213-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term patient satisfaction of sacral neuromodulation and to correlate satisfaction with incontinence parameters...
  44. ncbi Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing compares favorably with THA at 2 years followup
    Thomas Parker Vail
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3332 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 453:123-31. 2006
    ..5% for resurfacing versus 4.3% for THA) were similar. The total hip arthroplasty and metal-on-metal resurfacing groups both showed improvement in HHS, pain, activity, and ROM and had similar early complication and reoperation rates...
  45. ncbi Fast modulation of prefrontal cortex activity by basal forebrain noncholinergic neuronal ensembles
    Shih Chieh Lin
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, 101 Research Drive, Box 3209, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:3209-19. 2006
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  46. ncbi Contemporary clinical profile and outcome of prosthetic valve endocarditis
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 297:1354-61. 2007
    ..Prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. The contemporary clinical profile and outcome of PVE are not well defined...
  47. ncbi Bleeding events and other complications during pregnancy and childbirth in women with von Willebrand disease
    A H James
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1165-9. 2007
    ..Case reports and case series suggest that women with von Willebrand disease (VWD) are at an increased risk of bleeding complications during pregnancy and delivery...
  48. pmc Genetic relatedness of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from paired blood and respiratory specimens
    L J Harrell
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2017-9. 2007
    ..PFGE, serotype, and/or susceptibility patterns were identical for 22 of 24 pairs. Susceptibility results for blood isolates should guide therapy...
  49. doi Correlation of FIBROSpect II with histologic and morphometric evaluation of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C
    Keyur Patel
    Division of Gastroenterology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:242-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a noninvasive test of liver fibrosis can accurately stage liver fibrosis. We prospectively evaluated the FIBROSpect II (FSII) biomarker panel versus pathology assessment and a quantitative measure of fibrosis...
  50. ncbi A patient with congenital heart disease and ventricular tachycardia: what is the course of the device lead?
    Ronald J Kanter
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1401-3. 2007
    ..A single-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator was implanted, utilizing a novel transvenous approach to the right ventricle. Technical considerations, risks, and benefits of this approach are discussed...
  51. ncbi Revisiting the Cartesian model of pain
    Joel S Goldberg
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 112c, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Hypotheses 70:1029-33. 2008
    ..Practical solutions include prolonging local anesthetic blockade of small pain fibers with patient administered local anesthetic storage devices and abandonment of the multidisciplinary pain clinic...
  52. ncbi Insurance expansions: do they hurt those they are designed to help?
    Barak D Richman
    Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1345-57. 2007
    ..This suggests that privileged classes extract more health care services even when everyone pays equal premiums for equal insurance coverage...
  53. ncbi Physical examination tests of the shoulder: a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests
    E J Hegedus
    Duke University, DUMC 3907, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:80-92; discussion 92. 2008
    ..To compile and critique research on the diagnostic accuracy of individual orthopaedic physical examination tests in a manner that would allow clinicians to judge whether these tests are valuable to their practice...
  54. ncbi Allosteric effects on oxidative and nitrosative reactions of cell-free hemoglobins
    Celia Bonaventura
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516, USA
    IUBMB Life 59:498-505. 2007
    ..These redox reactions can drive formation of SNO-Hb and other reactive species and are of significance for the use of cell-free Hbs in vivo...
  55. ncbi Central effects of morphine on GI motility in conscious dogs
    Toku Takahashi
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Brain Res 1166:29-34. 2007
    ..Our current study suggests that central opioids may induce APCs and prevent emesis in conscious dogs. Naloxone methiodide may be useful to prevent the undesired side effects of morphine...
  56. ncbi Inverse correlation between body mass index and clinical outcomes in men with advanced castration-recurrent prostate cancer
    Susan Halabi
    Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Cancer 110:1478-84. 2007
    ..For this reason, the correlation between an elevated body mass index (BMI) and clinical outcomes in patients with metastatic, castration-recurrent prostate cancer (CRPC) was evaluated...
  57. ncbi Aggressive surgical treatment and early return to sports in athletes with grade III syndesmosis sprains
    Dean C Taylor
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Box 3615, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1833-8. 2007
    ..Grade III syndesmosis sprains are usually treated with internal fixation. Limited information is available on early weightbearing and early return to activity after operative treatment for grade III syndesmosis sprains...
  58. ncbi Age moderates the short-term effects of transdermal 17beta-estradiol on endothelium-dependent vascular function in postmenopausal women
    Andrew Sherwood
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1782-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated age and coronary heart disease (CHD) as potential moderators of the effects of 17beta-estradiol on vascular endothelial function in postmenopausal women...
  59. ncbi Revisions to the staging and classification of mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome: a proposal of the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas (ISCL) and the cutaneous lymphoma task force of the European Organization of Research and Treatment of Ca
    Elise Olsen
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Dermatology and Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27516, USA
    Blood 110:1713-22. 2007
    ..The evidence supporting the revisions is discussed as well as recommendations for evaluation and staging procedures based on these revisions...
  60. ncbi Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast indicating successful endoleak management
    Madhav Swaminathan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:1037-9. 2007
  61. ncbi Bleeding and blood transfusion issues in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Sunil V Rao
    The Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur Heart J 28:1193-204. 2007
    ..Future directions for research and clinical practice are also discussed...
  62. ncbi MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy with a handheld portable biopsy system
    Sujata V Ghate
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Duke South Hospital, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1733-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a compact portable 10-gauge handheld battery-operated vacuum-assisted biopsy system for MRI-guided breast biopsy...

Research Grants62

  1. MECHANISMS OF CHLORPYRIFOS DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROTOXICITY
    Theodore Slotkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Molecular mechanisms of developmental neurotoxicity can be determined and linked to eventual alterations in behavioral performance. ..
  2. DRUGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADRENERGIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
    Theodore Slotkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Fetal & Adolescent Nicotine Effects on CNS 5HT Systems
    Theodore Slotkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. DRUGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF ADRENERGIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
    Theodore Slotkin; Fiscal Year: 1980
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  5. DRUGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADRENERGIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
    Theodore Slotkin; Fiscal Year: 1992
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  6. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also provide important information to both guide future clinical trials and identify barriers to effective treatment of depression in these patients. ..
  7. Phase III Trial of Exercise Training in Postsurgical Lung Cancer
    Lee W Jones; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite its importance, effective interventions to improve exercise capacity among lung cancer patients are not available. ..
  8. Changes in Functional Status Across Therapy for Primary Glioma
    Lee Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  9. Phase III Trial of Exercise Training in Postsurgical Lung Cancer
    Lee Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite its importance, effective interventions to improve exercise capacity among lung cancer patients are not available. ..
  10. Randomized Trial of Optimal Type of Aerobic Training in Breast Cancer
    Lee W Jones; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, the mechanistic findings will provide insight into how to refine exercise training interventions to maximize improvements in VO2peak and associated outcomes. ..
  11. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
  12. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
  13. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. ..
  14. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..