Kathi Kinnett's Blog – January 2016 Archive (3)

Wisdom teeth & Duchenne

The removal of “wisdom teeth” (third molars) is one of the most common procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons. While it is common, it is considered surgery. The questions of whether this is a safe surgical option and…

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Added by Kathi Kinnett on January 15, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Standard Operating Procedures for Duchenne Animal Models, Published

In 2012, PPMD hosted a meeting with NHLBI entitled Contemporary Issues in Duchenne Cardiology. One of the small groups resulting from that meeting – the Animal Model Small Group – was tasked with developing/updating the …

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Added by Kathi Kinnett on January 13, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Dysphagia in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: practical recommendations to guide management

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, effects many patients with Duchenne. Complaints of "something stuck in my throat" are not uncommon. Symptoms may progress to difficulty swallowing saliva, coughing during and after meals, increased meal duration, difficulty starting swallowing, loss…

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Added by Kathi Kinnett on January 8, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

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