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Submissions from 2018

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Leadership Characteristics Evaluated in a Pediatric Simulated Resuscitation Scenario, Judith Ben Ari, Bruce Berstein, and Sharon Calaman

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Safety of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) In Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Mohamed M. Azab, Mahendran Jayaraj, Amaan Shafi, and Shahid Wahid

Necessity of Interrupted Time Series Analysis in Evaluating the Impact of PHS Risk Identification and Introduction of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy and Share 35 Implementation, Mohamed Azab, Sayed Shah, Xibei Liu, Amaan Shafi, Tamarah Al Dawoodi, Yousif Elmofti, Mary Froehlich, Johnson Ukken, and Ji Won Yoo

Charlie Gard And The Limits Of The Harm Principle [1], J C. Bester

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Please Test My Child for a Cancer Gene, but Don't Tell Her, Johan Bester MBChB, PhD, MPhil; Maya Sabatello LLM, PhD; Clara D. M. van Karnebeek MD, PhD; and John D. Lantos MD

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Caused by Mycoplasma, Presenting without Skin Involvement, Senthil Bhoopalan and Nevin Wilson

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Interrupted Time Series Needed to Analyze Effects of Propoxyphene Withdrawal From Market and Health Outcome Trend Estimates: Comment on the Article by Curtis et al, Ahl Jeffrey Caseja MD, Johnson Ukken MS, Mary Froehlich MA, Hamayon Babary MD, Yong-Jae Lee MD, and Ji Won Yoo

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Interrupted Time Series Needed to Analyze Effects of Propoxyphene Withdrawal From Market and Health Outcome Trend Estimates: Comment on the Article by Curtis et al(Letter), A. J. Caseja, J Ukken, M Froehlich, H Babary, Y. J. Lee, and Ji W. Yoo

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Treadmill Associated Head Injuries on the Rise: An 18 Year Review of U.S. Emergency Room Visits, Joshua S. Catapano, Alistair J. Chapman, S. Harrison Farber, Lance P. Horner, Clinton Morgan, Scott Brigeman, Benjamin K. Hendricks, Minggen Lu, and Douglas R. Fraser

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A Novel Case of Biliary Atresia in a Premature Neonate with 1p36 Deletion Syndrome, Vonita Cawla, Rabea Alhosh, A. Eldemerdash, D. Reyes, Rebecca Scherr, K. Ezeanolue, and F. Banfro

Evaluating The Traditional Day And Night Shift In An Acute Care Surgery Fellowship: Is The Swing Shift A Better Choice?, P J. Chestovich, C F. McNicoll, N K. Ingalls, D A. Kuhls, D R. Fraser, S L. Morrissey, and J J. Fildes

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The Plication Technique to Enhance the Endoscopic Approach to Zenker’s Diverticulum, Harry H. Ching MD, Jacob B. Kahane MD, Nathaniel H. Reeve MD, and Robert C. Wang MD

A Novel Technique to Identify the Nerve of Origin in Head and Neck Schwannomas, Harry H. Ching, Alycia G. Spinner, Nathaniel Reeve, and Robert Wang

Medial Approach For The Resection Of Goiters With Suprahyoid, Retropharyngeal, Or Substernal Extension, H H. Ching, J B. Kahane, M J. Foggia, A E. Barber, and R C. Wang

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Hepatitis C Screening in Opioid Epidemics in the United States and Societal Perspectives, Hanuel Choi, Hyeyoung Yeom, Sung Y. Chun, and Ji W. Yoo

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Innovative Strategies to Increase Resident Scholarly Activity and Engage Faculty Support, Samrat U. Das and Miriam E. Bar-on

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How Does Sagittal Imbalance Affect the Appropriateness of Surgical Indications and Selection of Procedure in the Treatment of Degenerative Scoliosis? Findings from the RAND/UCLA Appropriate Use Criteria Study, Michael D. Daubs MD; Harsimran S. Brara MD; Laura B. Raaen MPH; Peggy Guey-Chi Chen MD, MSc, MHS; Ashaunta T. Anderson MD, MPH, MS; Steven M. Asch MD, MPH; and Teryl K. Nuckols MD, MSHS

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16-Year-Old Male with Recurrent Vomiting Diagnosed with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, Kaushal Dosani and Rabea Alhosh

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Qi Project to Reduce Time to Antibiotic Administration in Febrile Children with Malignancy, Rachel Fisher, Senthil Bhoopalan, K. Ayyanar, and T. Vergara

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Capnocytophagia Pulmonary Abscess Demonstrates Clinical Resistance to Cephalosporin, Rachel Fisher, Benjamin Wong, and David Di John

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11-year-old Male with Right-sided Anterior Thigh Mass, Alvaro Galvis, Senthil Bhoopalan, Jordan Martinez, and Rita Shah

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Skull Depression in a 9-Month-Old Girl, Alvaro Galvis, Anthony Shoo, and Aaron R. Shedlock

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Do Reduced Copayments Affect Mortality after Surgery due to Stroke? An Interrupted Time Series Analysis of a National Cohort Sampled in 2003-2012, Kyu-Tae Han PhD; Seung Ju Kim PhD; Sun Jung Kim MHSA, PhD; Ji Won Yoo MD, PhD; and Eun-Cheol Park MD, PhD

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An Unusual Presentation of Crohn's Disease; A Seven Year Journey to Diagnosis, Melissa Horton and H. Baron

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Conversion of Minimal Change Disease to Focal Segmental Glomerlosclerosis in a Patient with Hodgkins Lymphoma, Sehyr Imran and M. Aigbe

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Trends in Incidence and Characteristics of Paediatric Patients with Non-accident Trauma in the United States, Sehyr Imran, Chad Cross, and S. Das

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Tracheo-arterial Fustula (TAF) in a 16 Year Old Female 3 Months after Tracheostomy, Bhuvaneshwari Jagadesan and Silvana Arciniegas Rodriguez

Clinical and Non-clinical Factors that Predict Discharge Disposition after a Fall, Melissa K. James, R. Jonathan Robitsek, Syed M. Saghir, Patricia A. Gentile, Marylin Ramos, and Frances Perez

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Bifidobacterium Bacteremia in a 15 YO Male with Ulcerative Colitis, Eun Jang and Benjamin Wong

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Hematuria in a 2-year-old Female, Harris Khawaja, Senthil Bhoopalan, and J. Garg

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A Unique Presentation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Harris Khawaja, Senthil Bhoopalan, and Benjamin Wong

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Late Presentation of Cycstic Fibrosis as Pacreatitis in an Adolescent, Carolina Koletic, Rabea Alhosh, and C. Nakamura

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(P52) Rural-Urban Continuum as a Potential Geographic Correlate of Breast and Prostate Cancer Mortality in Nevada, Parvesh Kumar MD; Chad L. Cross PhD, PStat(R); Sheniz Moonie PhD; and Jacklynn De Leon

Attractive Manifold-based Noncertainty-equivalence Adaptive Spacecraft Formation Flying Using Output Feedback, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

Robust Finite-time Continuous Control Of An Unsteady Aeroelastic System, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

Societal Perspectives Analysis For Evaluating Direct-acting Antiviral Affordability While Awaiting Liver Transplant, X Liu, Y Elmofti, C Kulaga, B Gisi, and J W. Yoo

Minimotif Miner 4: A Million Peptide Minimotifs And Counting, K F. Lyon, X Cai, R J. Young, A A. Mamun, S Rajasekaran, and M R. Schiller

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A Paraesophageal Hernia with Gastric Volvulus in a 16-month-old Boy, Michelle MacDavid and Aaron Shedlock

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Maternal Depression Scale: Do “Drop-In” Laborist Patients Have Increased Postpartum Screening Risks Compared to Patients with Adequate Prenatal Care?, Alexandra T. Magliarditi, Lannah L. Lua, Melissa A. Kelley, and David N. Jackson

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The Safety and Efficacy Of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gallbladder Drainage: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Harmeet S. Mashiana, Banreet S. Dhindsa, Amaninder J. Dhaliwal, Mahendran Jayaraj, Harlan Sayles, Shailender Singh, Gordon Ohning, and Douglas G. Adler

Whiteness As Property In Science Teacher Education, F M. Mensah and I Jackson

Lithium Batteries: A Technological Advance with Unintended Injury Consequences, Tina L. Palmieri MD, Jay Yelon DO, David Shapiro MD, Thomas Duncan DO, and Deborah Kuhls

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Rivaroxaban-Associated Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage Managed with 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate, Jayme S. K. Patel, Aryan J. Rahbar, Ketan Patel, and Tiffany W. Sigal

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An Unusual Case of Ischaemic Strokes and Cerebral Aneurysms with Varicella Zoster Encephalitis in a Child with Combined Immunodeficiency, Grant Perry, J. Ben Ari, Marybeth Hogan, David Di John, and Nevin Wilson

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Correlation of Clinical Data with Fallopian Tube Specimen Immune Cells and Tissue Culture Capacity, Satish Kumar Ramraj, Katie M. Smith, Naveena B. Janakiram, Coralee Toal, Ankita Raman, and Doris Mangiaracina Benbrook

Stenting of the Ductus Arteriosus Originating from the Innominate Or Left Subclavian Artery in Patients with a Right Aortic Arch, Abraham Rothman, Kaushal Dosani, William Neal Evans, and Alvaro Galindo

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A Rare Case of Brain Abscess Due to Streptococcus Constellatus Following Pneumonia and Empyema in a Young Immunocompetent Male, Rishika Sakaria and Rita Shah

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LipschÜtz Ulcer -- The Uncommon Diagnosis of Exclusion, Dania Salahuddin

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Relationship Between Handgrip Strength and Pulmonary Function in Apparently Healthy Older Women, Da-Hye Son MD; Ji-Won Yoo MD; Mi-Ra Cho MD; and Yong-Jae Lee MD, MPH, PhD

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Freedom with Responsibility: A Consensus Strategy for Preventing Injury, Death, and Disability from Firearm Violence, Ronald M. Stewart MD, FACS; Deborah A. Kuhls MD, FACS; Michael F. Rotondo MD, FACS; and Eileen M. Bulger MD, FACS

Boxing Fatalities In Relation To Rule Changes In Japan: Secondary Data Analysis, M Teramoto, C L. Cross, D M. Cushman, and S E. Willick

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Necessity for Additional Sensitivity Analysis and the Clinical Implications of Risk Identification with Nonventilator Hospital-acquired Pneumonia, Subhikshya Tiwari MD; Johnson Ukken MS; Mary Froehlich MA; Jinwook Hwang MD, PhD; Too J. Min MD; Wen Yu; Mutsumi Kioka; and Ji Won Yoo

Effects Of Advanced Care Planning On Reduced Mortality, Implications Of Blood Transfusion Use By Icu Sites, And Further Statistical Considerations, J Ukken, M Froehlich, M Kioka, A Romero, Y J. Lee, X Liu, C Liu, and J W. Yoo

Random Flap Survival with Hyperbaric Oxygen: Daily Versus Twice-daily Treatments, Rachel Weber, Andrew Silver, Shelley J. Williams, Linda Stephenson, Usera C. Phillip, Fan Zhang, Honglin Tian, Wei Yang, Wei Z. Wang, Xin Hua Fang, William A. Zamboni, and Richard Baynosa

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Frequency of Patent Foramen Ovale and Migraine in Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke, Brian H. West, Nabil Noureddin, Yakov Mamzhi, Christopher G. Low, Alexandra C. Coluzzi, Evan J. Shih, Rubine Gevorgyan Fleming, Jeffrey L. Saver, David S. Liebeskind, Andrew Charles, and Jonathan M. Tobis

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A Novel Technique to Intubate Patients without Reliable Pulse Oximetry, Tony Zitek MD; Ross P. Berkeley MD; Ryan Hodnick DO, NREMT-P; Ken Davis BA, EMT-P, FP-C; Noam Dadon; and David E. Slattery

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Does Intravenous Lactated Ringer’s Solution Raise Serum Lactate?, Tony Zitek MD, Zachary D. Skaggs MD, Aryan Rahbar PHARMD, Jayme Patel, and Memona Khan

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Most Transfers from Urgent Care Centers to Emergency Departments Are Discharged and Many Are Unnecessary, Tony Zitek MD; Ignasia Tanone MD; Alexzza Ramos; Karina Fama BS; and Ahmed S. Ali MD, MPH

Submissions from 2017

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Effects of the 2009 Medical Cannabinoid Legalization Policy on Hospital Use for Cannabinoid Dependency and Persistent Vomiting, M Al Shammari, K Herrera, X Liu, B Gisi, T Yamashita, K T. Han, M Azab, H Mashiana, M Maklad, M T. Farooqui, R Makar, and J W. Yoo

Correlations between community size and student perceptions of value, S M. Anderson and E Simanton

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Comparison of the hospital-acquired clostridium difficile infection risk of using proton pump inhibitors versus histamine-2 receptor antagonists for prophylaxis and treatment of stress ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis, M Azab, L Doo, D H. Doo, Y Elmofti, M Ahmed, J J. Cadavona, X B. Liu, A Shafi, M K. Joo, and J W. Yoo

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Extended DAA indications for hepatitis C patients awaiting liver transplantation and further statistical considerations, M Azab, S Shah, X Liu, J Ukken, M Forehlich, A Shafi, T Al Dawoodi, C Liu, H P. Shin, and J W. Yoo

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Dismissal of Child-Patients for Nonvaccination Should Not Be Policy, J C. Bester

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Children Are Not the Property of Their Parents: The Need for a Clear Statement of Ethical Obligations and Boundaries, J Bester and E Kodish

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Hypotonia and muscle weakness since birth in a 2-year-old boy, S V. Bhoopalan and R Jain

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US Internal Medicine Program Director Perceptions of Alignment of Graduate Medical Education and Institutional Resources for Engaging Residents in Quality and Safety, K M. Chacko, A J. Halvorsen, S L. Swenson, S Wahi Gururaj, A F. Steinmann, S Call, J S. Myers, A Vidyarthi, and V M. Arora

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Pediatric tympanic membrane cholesteatoma: Systematic review and meta-analysis, H H. Ching, A G. Spinner, and M Ng

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The Importance of Clinicians and Community Members Receiving Timely and Accurate Information about Waterborne Hazards, Steven S. Coughlin PhD and Osman Yousufzai

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Interrupted Aortic Arch Diagnosed in a 57 Year Old Female with Refractory Hypertension, Kaushal Dosani

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Developing pictorial asthma action plans to promote self-management and health in rural youth with asthma: A qualitative study, C L. Duncan, H A. Walker, L Brabson, D N. Williford, L Hynes, and M B. Hogan

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Two Atypical Cases of Pediatric Lymphohistiocytosis, Emilia H. Fisher and Marybeth Hogan

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Patients with multiple traumatic amputations: An analysis of operation enduring freedom joint theatre trauma registry data, B W. Godfrey, A Martin, P J. Chestovich, G H. Lee, N K. Ingalls, and V Saldanha

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Small unmanned aircraft system for remote contour mapping of a nuclear radiation field, P Guss, K McCall, R Malchow, R Fischer, M Lukens, M Adan, K Park, R Abbott, M Howard, E Wagner, C P. Trainham, T Luke, S Mukhopadhyay, P Oh, P Brahmbhatt, E Henderson, J Han, J Huang, C Huang, and J Daniels

Effect of Pre Existing Respiratory Conditions on Survival of Lung Cancer Patients: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study, Seri Hong, Eun-Cheol Park, Tae Hyun Kim, Jeoung A. Kwon, Ki-Bong Yoo, Kyu-Tae Han, Ji Won Yoo, and Sun Jung Kim

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A Systematic Approach to Evaluating Difficult to Control Asthma: A Little Goes a Long Way, N N. Jarjour and M B. Hogan

The Impact of a Rural Training Track on Medical Students Specialty Choice, Brooke Jensen MS IV, Susan M. Anderson MD, and Edward Simanton

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Autonomous robotic street sweeping: Initial attempt for curbside sweeping, J Jeon, B Jung, J C. Koo, H R. Choi, H Moon, A Pintado, and P Oh

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Transcriptome analysis of WRKY gene family in Oryza officinalis Wall ex Watt and WRKY genes involved in responses to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae stress, C Jiang, Q J. Shen, B Wang, B He, S Xiao, L Chen, T Yu, X Ke, Q Zhong, J Fu, Y Chen, L Wang, F Yin, D Zhang, W Ghidan, X Huang, and Z Cheng

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Role of Cholesterol Crystals During Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cerebrovascular Accident, Jagadeesh K. Kalavakunta MD; Mayank K. Mittal MD; Abed Janoudi; Oliver G. Abela MD; Fadi Alreefi MD; and George S. Abela MSc, MD

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Materials research at university of Nevada, Las Vegas, R S. Kumar, W Gabrimicael, and A L. Cornelius

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A Prospective Evaluation of Transverse Tracheal Sonography during Emergent Intubation by Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians:, S Lahham, J Baydoun, J Bailey, S Sandoval, S P. Wilson, J C. Fox, and D E. Slattery

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Troubleshooting common endoscopic malfunctions: a study integrating a preoperative checklist and troubleshooting guide into surgical resident training, J Lam, K Grimes, A Mohsin, and S Tsuda

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Education and Healthcare System Effects on Tooth Loss and Dementia Incidence in Later Life, J L. Lee, X B. Liu, and J W. Yoo

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More Health Outcomes Analysis from More Representative Population Data Is Necessary prior to Bronchial Genomic Classifier Application in Real Practice, J L. Lee, X Liu, and J W. Yoo

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Attitude stabilization of spacecraft with flexible appendages by L1 adaptive feedback, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

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Immersion and invariance-based adaptive wing rock control with nonlinear terminal manifold, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

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Noncertainty-Equivalence Spacecraft Adaptive Formation Control with Filtered Signals, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

Super-twisting sliding mode three-axis attitude control of spacecraft using solar radiation pressure, K W. Lee and S N. Singh

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Disseminated Gonococcal Infection Masquerading as Systemic Lupus Erythematous Flare, Scott Lee

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An alternative option to reduce lung dose for electron scar boost irradiation in post-mastectomy breast cancer patients with a thin chest wall, Y C. Lee and P Kumar

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Microbial rRNA sequencing analysis of evaporative cooler indoor environments located in the Great Basin Desert region of the United States, A R. Lemons, M B. Hogan, R A. Gault, K Holland, E Sobek, K A. Olsen Wilson, Y Park, J H. Park, J K. Gu, M L. Kashon, and B J. Green

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Effects of hospital palliative care on health, length of stay, and in-hospital mortality across intensive and non-intensive-care units: A systematic review and metaanalysis, X Liu, Y Dawod, A Wonnaparhown, A Shafi, L Doo, J W. Yoo, E Ko, and Y S. Choi

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More Benefits From Interrupted Time Series in Evaluating the Recent Market Release of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents and State Medicaid Reimbursement Programs, X Liu, J L. Lee, and J W. Yoo

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Societal Perspectives and Patient/Public Involvement in Direct-Acting Antiviral Agent Coverage of Hepatitis C Treatment in the United States, X Liu, J L. Lee, and J W. Yoo

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Necessity of time series analysis and effects of direct-acting antivirals on HCV patients awaiting liver transplantation, X Liu, J J. Shen, S J. Kim, Y J. Lee, M Kwak, and J W. Yoo

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More Sensitivity Analysis of Share 35, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Co-infection, Delist, Hospital Cost on Cost Effectiveness of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Liver Transplant Hepatitis C Virus Patients, X Liu, H P. Shin, and J W. Yoo

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Simultaneous Uterine and Bladder Rupture Following Successful Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: Laparoscopic Repair of Defect, L L. Lua, T Evans, and N Gomez

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ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, systems of care. An urgent need for policies to co-ordinate care in order to decrease in-hospital mortality, A O. Malik, O Abela, G Allenback, S Devabhaktuni, C Lui, A Singh, J Diep, T Yamashita, J W. Yoo, S Malhotra, and C Ahsan

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Predictability of first-year weight loss in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, A G. McNickle and S R. Bonomo

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High and low inferior mesenteric artery ligation, C F. McNicoll and O Bardakcioglu