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Organization: Northwestern University
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Top Publications

  1. ncbi Meningiomas
    Jeffrey Raizer
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, Abbott Hall, Room 1123, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 12:360-8. 2010
  2. pmc Barbiturates for the treatment of intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury
    Sarice L Bassin
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Crit Care 12:185. 2008
  3. doi Scapulothoracic dissociation with acromioclavicular separation: a case report of a novel fixation method
    Bradley R Merk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:572-5. 2008
  4. doi Psychometric evaluation of the Beck anxiety inventory: a sample with sleep-disordered breathing
    Stacy D Sanford
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital
    Behav Sleep Med 6:193-205. 2008
  5. doi Medical subinternship: student experience on a resident uncovered hospitalist service
    Kevin J O'Leary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:18-21. 2008
  6. doi Effect of a hospitalist-care coordinator team on a nonteaching hospitalist service
    Kevin J O'Leary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:103-9. 2008
  7. pmc Patients with worse mental health report more physical limitations after adjustment for physical performance
    Bernice Ruo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lakeshore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:417-21. 2008
  8. pmc Brain and leptomeningeal metastases from cutaneous melanoma: survival outcomes based on clinical features
    Jeffrey J Raizer
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:199-207. 2008
  9. doi Full-dose gemcitabine with concurrent radiation therapy in patients with nonmetastatic pancreatic cancer: a multicenter phase II trial
    William Small
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, 251 East Huron St, LC 178, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:942-7. 2008
  10. doi Increased blood pressure in the emergency department: pain, anxiety, or undiagnosed hypertension?
    Paula Tanabe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:221-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Meningiomas
    Jeffrey Raizer
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, Abbott Hall, Room 1123, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 12:360-8. 2010
    ..Targeting somatostatin receptors or receptor tyrosine kinases using novel agents appears to have some activity and is an area of clinical research...
  2. pmc Barbiturates for the treatment of intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury
    Sarice L Bassin
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Crit Care 12:185. 2008
    ..Here we discuss the limitations of this study and review areas of controversy surrounding barbiturate use in neurocritical care...
  3. doi Scapulothoracic dissociation with acromioclavicular separation: a case report of a novel fixation method
    Bradley R Merk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:572-5. 2008
    ..Use of a locking plate can lead to good functional outcome without the complications associated with the use of pin and wire constructs or without violating the subacromial space...
  4. doi Psychometric evaluation of the Beck anxiety inventory: a sample with sleep-disordered breathing
    Stacy D Sanford
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital
    Behav Sleep Med 6:193-205. 2008
    ..This is a preliminary study to measure anxiety severity in SDB; future research is needed to determine the utility of the BAI as a diagnostic screener...
  5. doi Medical subinternship: student experience on a resident uncovered hospitalist service
    Kevin J O'Leary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:18-21. 2008
    ..Studies demonstrating the value of hospitalists to medical student education have been performed in traditional resident covered ward service settings (RCWS)...
  6. doi Effect of a hospitalist-care coordinator team on a nonteaching hospitalist service
    Kevin J O'Leary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:103-9. 2008
    ..Although many hospitalists work with clinical coordinators, few studies have evaluated their impact...
  7. pmc Patients with worse mental health report more physical limitations after adjustment for physical performance
    Bernice Ruo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lakeshore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:417-21. 2008
    ..Patient-reported physical limitations are widely used to assess health status or the impact of disease. However, patients' mental health may influence their reports of their physical limitations...
  8. pmc Brain and leptomeningeal metastases from cutaneous melanoma: survival outcomes based on clinical features
    Jeffrey J Raizer
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, 710 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:199-207. 2008
    ..The prognostic factors identified in this retrospective study should be considered when making treatment decisions for patients with BM and used as stratification factors in future clinical trials...
  9. doi Full-dose gemcitabine with concurrent radiation therapy in patients with nonmetastatic pancreatic cancer: a multicenter phase II trial
    William Small
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, 251 East Huron St, LC 178, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:942-7. 2008
    ..This study assessed safety and efficacy of full-dose gemcitabine administered before and during concurrent three-dimensional conformal radiation (3D-CRT) in patients with nonmetastatic pancreatic cancer...
  10. doi Increased blood pressure in the emergency department: pain, anxiety, or undiagnosed hypertension?
    Paula Tanabe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:221-9. 2008
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  11. pmc Consensus guidelines for delineation of clinical target volume for intensity-modulated pelvic radiotherapy in postoperative treatment of endometrial and cervical cancer
    William Small
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:428-34. 2008
    ..To develop an atlas of the clinical target volume (CTV) definitions for postoperative radiotherapy of endometrial and cervical cancer to be used for planning pelvic intensity-modulated radiotherapy...
  12. pmc Transvaginal ultrasound assessment of the premenopausal ovarian mass
    Leeber Cohen
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound, Northwestern University Medical School, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 24:507-12. 2007
    ..The evaluation of the premenopausal ovarian mass with transvaginal ultrasound and color Doppler is reviewed...
  13. ncbi The effect of vascular reconstruction device-assisted coiling on packing density, effective neck coverage, and angiographic outcome: an in vitro study
    Bernard R Bendok
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:835-40; discussion 840-1. 2007
    ..Miami Lakes, FL). Although the use of VRD-assisted coiling is growing due to the availability of better devices, little is known about the impact of the VRDs on the aforesaid variables...
  14. ncbi Coil embolization of posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm of the ophthalmic artery causing subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report
    John K Hopkins
    Department of Radiology, The Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:1043-6. 2007
    ..Clinical and imaging features, as well as the relevant literature, are described...
  15. doi Treatment of early Parkinson's disease. Part 2
    Tanya Simuni
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, Parkinson s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Eur Neurol 61:206-15. 2009
    ..Part 2 of the article, presented here, reviews key data relevant to the assessment of potential neuroprotective therapies and the treatment of non-motor symptoms...
  16. ncbi Improving hypertension quality measurement using electronic health records
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:388-94. 2009
    ..Simple hypertension outcome measures may not indicate which patients receive poor care. This could be problematic as incentives increase...
  17. ncbi Cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy in a patient with multiple prior cesarean sections: a case report
    Jessica Kiley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:251-4. 2009
    ..Once uncommon, these life-threatening gestations are increasing in frequency. Outcomes depend on a high index of suspicion and early diagnosis...
  18. doi A case of simultaneous, biopsy-proven, classic, ANCA-positive Wegener's granulomatosis and anti-GBM disease, but without detectable circulating anti-GBM antibodies
    Aleksandra Gmurczyk
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1078-83. 2010
    ..Possible theories to explain the absence of these antibodies are discussed...
  19. ncbi Factors that impact choice of antidepressant treatment in medically complex patients
    Pedro Luis Dago
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, 446 East Ontario Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    CNS Spectr 14:20-7. 2009
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  20. doi Adult emergency department patients with sickle cell pain crisis: a learning collaborative model to improve analgesic management
    Paula Tanabe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:399-407. 2010
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  21. doi Performance-based outcomes following lumbar discectomy in professional athletes in the National Football League
    Wellington K Hsu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1247-51. 2010
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  22. ncbi Fluorescence in situ hybridization as a diagnostic modality in melanocytic neoplasma
    P Gerami
    Dermatology, Pathology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University and The Feinberg School of Medicine
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:29-35. 2010
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  23. ncbi The management of seizures in brain tumor patients
    Kristen Catherine Smith
    Neurosurgery Department, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 42:28-37; quiz 38-9. 2010
    ..Managing seizures in brain tumor patients requires diligent comprehensive care by healthcare providers to help limit unnecessary side effects and improve quality of life...
  24. pmc A phase I trial of erlotinib in patients with nonprogressive glioblastoma multiforme postradiation therapy, and recurrent malignant gliomas and meningiomas
    Jeffrey J Raizer
    Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:87-94. 2010
    ..This has important implications for further development of this drug in the treatment of MG as well as the optimal management of patients with other malignancies such as NSCLC who are on enzyme-inducing drugs...
  25. doi The Montreal Cognitive Assessment as a screening tool for cognitive dysfunction in Huntington's disease
    Aleksandar Videnovic
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Mov Disord 25:401-4. 2010
    ..Thirty-two patients (78%) of those who scored >or=24 on the MMSE had the MoCA score <24. The MoCA may be a more sensitive screening tool for cognitive impairments in HD relative to the MMSE...
  26. doi Evidence-based case report: the prevention and management of postherpetic neuralgia with emphasis on interventional procedures
    Honorio T Benzon
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:514-21. 2009
    ..This evidenced-based case management article evaluates and grades the evidence for the prevention and treatment of PHN...
  27. doi Unique characteristics of emergency care research: scope, populations, and infrastructure
    D Mark Courtney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:990-4. 2009
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  28. doi A prospective trial comparing lymphangiogram, cross-sectional imaging, and positron emission tomography scan in the detection of lymph node metastasis in locally advanced cervical cancer
    William Small
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 33:89-93. 2010
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  29. doi Dermatomyositis-like muscle pathology in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease
    Jeffrey A Allen
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuromuscular Disease, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Muscle Nerve 40:643-7. 2009
    ..In each case, perifascicular atrophy, the pathognomonic histologic feature of dermatomyositis (DM), was observed...
  30. doi Comparison of electrodesiccation and potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser for treatment of dermatosis papulosa nigra
    Roopal V Kundu
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 35:1079-83. 2009
    ..There is a lack of randomized split-face studies investigating treatments for dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN) in dark skin...
  31. ncbi Connecting the dots: creation of an electronic regional infection control network
    Abel N Kho
    Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:213-7. 2007
    ..We created web-based data entry forms for ICPs to modify and enter new infection control data. This paper describes our design and initial implementation of a working electronic regional infection control network...
  32. ncbi Advancements in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Laura M Kulik
    Division of Hepatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 23:268-74. 2007
    ..This review primarily focuses on new developments in the prevention and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma...
  33. ncbi Intracranial chondrosarcoma: a case report and review of the literature
    James P Chandler
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Neurooncol 68:33-9. 2004
    ..Chondrosarcomas rarely occur intracranially away from the skull base. We present a case of a supratentorial dural-based, low-grade classic chondrosarcoma and emphasize salient imaging findings that assist in its diagnosis...
  34. ncbi Adrenal lesions with heterogeneous suppression on chemical shift imaging: clinical implications
    Helena Gabriel
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 19:308-16. 2004
    ..To investigate the frequency and significance of adrenal lesions that demonstrate heterogeneous suppression on chemical shift magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  35. ncbi The role of ductal lavage in the management of women at high risk for breast carcinoma
    Seema A Khan
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 North St Clair Street, Galter 13 174, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 5:145-51. 2004
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  36. ncbi Coil embolization of intracranial aneurysms
    Bernard R Bendok
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:1125-30; discussion 1130. 2003
    ..Moreover, most neurosurgeons work closely with neurointerventionists. In this communication, technical preferences developed during our experience with intracranial aneurysm coiling are summarized...
  37. ncbi Thalidomide: current therapeutic uses and management of its toxicities
    Joseph D Tariman
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 7:143-7. 2003
    ..They must have adequate knowledge about thalidomide administration and provide comprehensive patient education regarding thalidomide and its toxicities to ensure patient safety and compliance...
  38. ncbi Profiles in patient safety: emergency care transitions
    Christopher Beach
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida HSC Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:364-7. 2003
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  39. ncbi A learning prescription permits feedback on feedback
    Jay B Prystowsky
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 185:264-7. 2003
    ..Students consistently identified inadequate feedback as a deficiency in our third-year clerkship...
  40. ncbi Staging and surgical management of pancreatic and biliary cancer and inflammation
    Mark S Talamonti
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 East Huron, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 40:1397-410, viii. 2002
    ..This article outlines the surgeon's perspective on radiologic imaging and preoperative staging of benign and malignant biliary and pancreatic disease...
  41. ncbi Mastalgia and breast cancer: a protective association?
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:192-6. 2002
    ..Further investigation of this possible protective association is warranted...
  42. ncbi The characteristics of cyclical and non-cyclical mastalgia: a prospective study using a modified McGill Pain Questionnaire
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 75:147-57. 2002
    ..96). Studies of breast pain should include both groups to better understand and characterize these differences, particularly with regard to a possible connection with breast cancer risk...
  43. ncbi Surgical management of obesity
    Jay B Prystowsky
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3010, USA
    Semin Gastrointest Dis 13:133-42. 2002
    ..Patient selection and appropriate follow-up remain challenging aspects of patient care. In summary, bariatric surgery is a reliable option for the surgical management of clinically severe obese patients...
  44. ncbi Factors that influence surgical choices in women with breast carcinoma
    Valerie L Staradub
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 95:1185-90. 2002
    ..The authors studied demographic factors to identify the variables that differed significantly among women making different surgical choices...
  45. ncbi A critical evaluation of the morbidity and mortality conference
    Kenric M Murayama
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 East Huron, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 183:246-50. 2002
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the impact of changes made to our morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference...
  46. ncbi Understanding magnetic resonance imaging interpretations
    Joseph D Tariman
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:318-20. 2004
  47. ncbi Aspirin use among adults with diabetes: recent trends and emerging sex disparities
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2492-9. 2004
    ..Despite high cardiovascular risk among adults with diabetes mellitus, aspirin use has been low...
  48. ncbi Prospective use of a clinical decision rule to identify pulmonary embolism as likely cause of outpatient cardiac arrest
    D Mark Courtney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Emergency Medicine, 259 E Erie Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Resuscitation 65:57-64. 2005
    ..These retrospectively studied patients also had significant frequency of pre-arrest respiratory distress, altered mental status, and shock...
  49. ncbi Mineralocorticoid hypertension and hypokalemia
    Neenoo Khosla
    Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Nephrol 26:434-40. 2006
    ..In a number of patients with mineralocorticoid hypertension, hypokalemia can be a variable finding. This review highlights mineralocorticoid biology and important features of primary hyperaldosteronism and monogenic hypertension...
  50. pmc Which observations from the complete blood cell count predict mortality for hospitalized patients?
    Abel N Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc
    J Hosp Med 2:5-12. 2007
    ..Information on the prognostic utility of the admission complete blood count (CBC) and differential count is lacking...
  51. ncbi Application accuracy of an electromagnetic field-based image-guided navigation system
    Joshua M Rosenow
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 85:75-81. 2007
    ..We tested the application accuracy of an electromagnetic field-based image guidance system to compare it to traditional optically tracked systems...
  52. ncbi Primary treatment of metastatic high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia with EMA-CO chemotherapy
    John R Lurain
    John I Brewer Trophoblastic Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:767-72. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of etoposide, methotrexate, actinomycin D, cyclophosphamide and vincristine (EMA-CO) in the primary treatment of metastatic high-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia...
  53. ncbi Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in elite throwing athletes
    Jason Lee Koh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 645 N Michigan Ave, Suite 910, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:1187-91. 2006
    ..Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries may result in disabling valgus instability in throwing athletes. We evaluated the docking technique for UCL reconstruction and describe a modification to the technique...
  54. ncbi The role of computerized tomography-myelography in a patient with spontaneous intracranial hypotension from multiple cerebrospinal fluid leaks
    Honorio T Benzon
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:831-3. 2006
    ..To compare computerized tomography-myelography with radionuclide cisternography as confirmatory diagnostic aids in SIH...
  55. ncbi Failure modes of spinal cord stimulation hardware
    Joshua M Rosenow
    Department of Neurosurgery, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:183-90. 2006
    ..The failure modes of the implanted hardware, however, have not been well studied. A better understanding of this could aid in improving the current procedure or designing future devices...
  56. ncbi Can therapy of hepatitis C affect the development of hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Laura M Kulik
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, 60611, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:751-7. 2006
    ..However, secondary prevention currently seems to carry more promise. This article evaluates and assesses various treatments for primary and secondary chemoprevention in the setting of HCV...
  57. ncbi Significant clinical practice cost savings through downsizing office supply inventory and just in time ordering
    Chris M Gonzalez
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Urol 176:267-9. 2006
    ..In an attempt to limit these particular expenditures we analyzed and restructured our methods of ordering, storing and distributing office supply inventory...
  58. ncbi Understanding and applying a resource-based relative value system to your neurosurgical practice
    Gregory J Przybylski
    Department of Neurosurgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 12:e3. 2002
    ..A historical review of the development of the RBRVS will serve as the basis for applying the methodology to improve the effectiveness of the neurosurgeon's practice...
  59. pmc Trends in breast conserving surgery among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 1992-2000
    Mita Sanghavi Goel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:604-11. 2005
    ..Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) has been the recommended treatment for early-stage breast cancer since 1990 yet many women still do not receive this procedure...
  60. ncbi Factor VIII inhibitor associated with peginterferon
    C Herman
    Division of Hematology Oncology, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Haemophilia 11:408-10. 2005
    ..We have reviewed the current literature and the following case presentation provides the first demonstration, to our knowledge, in which chronic exposure to peginterferon is associated with an acquired factor VIII inhibitor...
  61. ncbi Isthmic spondylolisthesis
    Aruna Ganju
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 13:E1. 2002
    ..In this paper, the natural history and treatment options are presented, and the supporting literature is reviewed...
  62. ncbi Tissue response to the STOP microcoil transcervical permanent contraceptive device: results from a prehysterectomy study
    R F Valle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Fertil Steril 76:974-80. 2001
    ..The present study examines the safety, effectiveness, and local tissue response for a new transcervical fallopian tube permanent contraceptive device, the STOP device (Conceptus, Inc., San Carlos, CA)...

Research Grants11

  1. A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department Patients
    Paula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The applicant is a Research Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University. The applicant's long-term goal is to become an independent investigator with a primary focus on improving the care for persons with ..
  2. A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department Patients
    Paula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The applicant is a Research Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University. The applicant's long-term goal is to become an independent investigator with a primary focus on improving the care for persons with ..
  3. Parkinson's Disease Neuroprotection Trial
    Tanya Simuni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose partnership between two Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern University; downtown campus and Evanston campus...
  4. Pretest probability assesment and D-dimer testing for pulmonary embolism
    D Courtney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..He has significant experience in mentoring junior investigators and an emphasis in disease detection and outcome prediction to ensure development of the PI toward that of an independently funded investigator. ..
  5. Improved assessment of heart failure symptoms: development of a computerized tool
    Bernice Ruo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Development of a dyspnea item bank and utilizing computer adaptive testing can help achieve these goals by improving symptom assessment. ..