Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh

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Organization: Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Differential induction of NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase by anti-carcinogenic organosulfides from garlic
    S V Singh
    Cancer Research Laboratory, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 244:917-20. 1998
  2. ncbi Injection rate threshold of triple-lumen central venous catheters: an in vitro study
    David T Zamos
    Department of Radiology, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15129, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:574-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Footwear alterations and bracing as treatments for knee osteoarthritis
    Kelly Krohn
    Department of Clinical Research, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:653-6. 2005
  4. ncbi Supraspinatus compartment syndrome
    Kurt R Stahlfeld
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:615-7. 2004
  5. ncbi The teenage driver: an opportunity to educate
    Pamela A Heald
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatrics, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:204-7. 2004
  6. ncbi Board preparation strategies
    Bradley J Bradford
    Department of Pediatrics, Mercy Children s Medical Center, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1515 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:206. 2003
  7. ncbi Febrile seizures
    Rajiv R Varma
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 69:697-700. 2002
  8. ncbi Traumatic bilateral ECCA injury in a roller coaster enthusiast
    Kurt R Stahlfeld
    Department of General Surgery, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:505-8. 2002
  9. ncbi Vessel loops made easy
    K R Stahlfeld
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:172. 2001
  10. ncbi Should Level I trauma centers be rated NC-17?
    H F Sherman
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust Street, Suite 6530, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Trauma 50:784-91. 2001

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Differential induction of NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase by anti-carcinogenic organosulfides from garlic
    S V Singh
    Cancer Research Laboratory, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 244:917-20. 1998
    ..5-fold upon DATS administration, which does not inhibit BP-induced cancer of the lung. In conclusion, our results suggest that induction of NQO may be important in anti-cancer effects of garlic OSCs...
  2. ncbi Injection rate threshold of triple-lumen central venous catheters: an in vitro study
    David T Zamos
    Department of Radiology, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15129, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:574-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study is to measure the injection rate thresholds of CVC. The results suggest that CVC can be used at high injection rates that are now typically used with peripheral intravenous catheters during CTA...
  3. ncbi Footwear alterations and bracing as treatments for knee osteoarthritis
    Kelly Krohn
    Department of Clinical Research, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:653-6. 2005
    ..This review examines the use of foot orthoses and knee braces to change the biomechanical forces on the knee joint and to reduce pain and improve function in patients with existing symptomatic knee osteoarthritis...
  4. ncbi Supraspinatus compartment syndrome
    Kurt R Stahlfeld
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:615-7. 2004
    ..Prompt decompression to avoid irreversible ischemia is warranted. Perhaps mild ischemia of the supraspinatus muscle is an unrecognized cause of recurrent shoulder pain...
  5. ncbi The teenage driver: an opportunity to educate
    Pamela A Heald
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatrics, 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:204-7. 2004
  6. ncbi Board preparation strategies
    Bradley J Bradford
    Department of Pediatrics, Mercy Children s Medical Center, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1515 Locust St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:206. 2003
  7. ncbi Febrile seizures
    Rajiv R Varma
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Indian J Pediatr 69:697-700. 2002
    ..The current standard of treatment is discussed. The importance of recognizing and alleviating parental anxiety is discussed...
  8. ncbi Traumatic bilateral ECCA injury in a roller coaster enthusiast
    Kurt R Stahlfeld
    Department of General Surgery, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:505-8. 2002
    ..Making the diagnosis is straightforward, but requires a high index of suspicion. This patient's injury is from hyperextension/flexion trauma that occurred from repetitive rides on roller coasters...
  9. ncbi Vessel loops made easy
    K R Stahlfeld
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:172. 2001
    ..By bringing the vessel loops out separate stab wounds, we improve visualization at the heel and toe of the anastomosis while preserving arterial elevation and hemostasis...
  10. ncbi Should Level I trauma centers be rated NC-17?
    H F Sherman
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1400 Locust Street, Suite 6530, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Trauma 50:784-91. 2001
    ..Previous studies have reached contradictory conclusions regarding where injured children are best treated. Our hypothesis was that no differences in survival outcome exist among trauma centers caring for pediatric patients...
  11. ncbi Antiviral therapies for herpes zoster infections. Are they economically justifiable?
    K J Smith
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 18:95-104. 2000
    ..Based on this analysis, antiviral therapy of herpes zoster seems economically justifiable for mildly symptomatic acute herpes zoster in patients aged 50 years and older, and for severely symptomatic acute herpes zoster in all adults...
  12. ncbi The effect of prophylactic epsilon-aminocaproic acid on bleeding, transfusions, platelet function, and fibrinolysis during coronary artery bypass grafting
    C A Troianos
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:430-5. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of epsilon-ACA administered after heparinization but before cardiopulmonary bypass in reducing bleeding and transfusion requirements after primary coronary artery bypass surgery...
  13. ncbi Cost effectiveness of newer antiviral agents for herpes zoster: is the evidence spotty?
    K J Smith
    Department of Medicine, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Infect Dis 178:S85-90. 1998
    ..Further research comparing antiviral efficacy in herpes zoster is needed...
  14. ncbi Gender-related differences in susceptibility of A/J mouse to benzo[a]pyrene-induced pulmonary and forestomach tumorigenesis
    S V Singh
    Cancer Research Laboratory, The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Cancer Lett 128:197-204. 1998
    ..Our results suggest that up to a certain threshold of BP exposure the levels of GST isoenzymes may be an important determinant of susceptibility to BP-induced tumorigenesis in mice...
  15. doi Parish nurse-initiated interdisciplinary mobile health care delivery project
    Dorothy Mayernik
    Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, 1515 Locust Street, Suite 705, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:227-34. 2010
    ..Future direction includes collaboration with an academic nursing center to expand services in chronic care management...