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Cytomegalovirus

Abstract This data set is from a study of 64 consecutive patients who underwent T-cell replete, matched sibling donor reduced-intensity conditioning allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant. The primary risk factor of interest was the number of activating killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (aKIRs: 1-4 vs. 5-6). A number of demographic, baseline and transplant characteristics were also collected.…

Smart Pill

Abstract This study evaluated gastric emptying, small bowel transit time, and total intestinal transit time in 8 critically ill trauma patients. These data were compared with those obtained in 87 healthy volunteers from a separate trial. Data were obtained with a motility capsule that wirelessly transmitted pH, pressure, and temperature to a recorder attached to…

Laryngoscope

Abstract This data set contains 99 adult patients with a body mass index between 30 and 50 kg/m2 who required orotracheal intubation for elective surgery. Patient demographics, airway assessment data, intubation success rate, time to intubation, ease of intubation, and occurrence of complications were recorded. The dataset is cleaned and complete. There are no outliers…

Licorice Gargle

Abstract This study enrolled 236 adult patients undergoing elective thoracic surgery requiring a double-lumen endotracheal tube. Gender, physical status, BMI, age, Mallampati score, smoking status, preoperative pain, surgery size, intervention and the outcomes (cough, sore throat and pain swallowing at various time points) are provided. The dataset is cleaned and complete (missing outcomes for 2…

Blood Storage

Abstract This data set contains 316 men who had undergone radical prostatectomy and received transfusion during or within 30 days of the surgical procedure and had available PSA follow-up data. The main exposure of interest was RBC storage duration group. A number of demographic, baseline and prognostic factors were also collected. The outcome was time…

Surgery Timing

Abstract This data set contains 32, 001 elective general surgical patients. Age, gender, race, BMI, several comorbidities, several surgical risk indices, the surgical timing predictors (hour, day of week, month,moon phase) and the outcomes (30-day mortality and in-hosptial complication) are provided. The dataset is cleaned and complete (no missing data except for BMI). There are…

Tumor Growth

Abstract This dataset contains repeated measurements of tumor size from an animal xenograft experiment designed to compare four treatments for cancers. Study animals were n=37 mice with baseline tumor volumes of between40-60 mm3. Animals were assigned to either: 1) control (n=8); drug only (n=10); 3) radiation only (n=10); or 4) drug + radiation (n=9). Tumor…

Season Effect

Abstract This data set contains 2,919 individual records of adults undergoing colorectal surgery. Age, gender, race, BMI, several risk factors, several surgical indices, vitamin D levels (on 5% of the patients, approx.), the key predictor (season) and the outcome (infection or not) are provided. The dataset is cleaned and complete (no missing data except for…

Acupuncture

Abstract This data set contains data obtained from “Acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care: large, pragmatic, randomized trial”, Andrew J Vickers, Rebecca W Rees, Catherine E Zollman, Rob McCarney, Claire M Smith, Nadia Ellis, Peter Fisher and Robbert Van Haselen, 2004 Mar 27;328(7442):744. Contributor The Acupuncture dataset was contributed by Dr. Steven C. Grambow,…