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Victoria Wickenheisser

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Selected Publications

A protocol to reduce self-reported pain scores and adverse events following lumbar punctures in older adults.

Journal Article J Neurol · July 2020 OBJECTIVE: Lumbar punctures (LPs) are important for obtaining CSF in neurology studies but are associated with adverse events and feared by many patients. We determined adverse event rates and pain scores in patients prospectively enrolled in two cohort st ... Full text Link to item Cite

Assessing the Utility of Post-Mastectomy Imaging after Breast Reconstruction.

Journal Article Journal of the American College of Surgeons · April 2020 BackgroundFew guidelines exist regarding surveillance and diagnostic imaging after breast reconstruction. This study investigated the influence of breast reconstruction on the frequency of post-mastectomy imaging, the relative utility of imaging, ... Full text Cite

Flow Cytometry Characterization of Cerebrospinal Fluid Monocytes in Patients With Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: A Pilot Study.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · November 2019 Animal models suggest postoperative cognitive dysfunction may be caused by brain monocyte influx. To study this in humans, we developed a flow cytometry panel to profile cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples collected before and after major noncardiac surgery ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Interdependence between dorsal and ventral hippocampus during spatial navigation

Journal Article Brain and Behavior · October 2019 AbstractIntroductionThe hippocampus is linked to the formation and retrieval of episodic memories and spatial navigation. In rats, it is an elongated structure divided into dorsal (septal) ... Full text Cite

Laser Light Therapy in Inflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Autoimmune Disease.

Journal Article Curr Allergy Asthma Rep · July 2, 2019 PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The goal of this review is to summarize the field to date and to discuss strengths and limitations of low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) for the future investigation as a treatment of inflammatory disease. RECENT FINDINGS: LLLT is a ... Full text Link to item Cite