Recent Projects

Please Note: All of our projects are confidential. The projects presented here are actual projects but with certain details changed to protect and guarantee confidentiality. If you have any questions or concerns, then please Contact Us.

The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is currently one of the most commonly used approaches to treat high grade cervical dysplasia (CIN II/III, HGSIL) discovered on colposcopic examination. This project required us to search for information linking LEEP to incompetent cervix (cervical insufficiency). Results included a complete literature search and intentification of relevant publications. LEEP [...]

Mesothelioma (or, more precisely, malignant mesothelioma) is a rare form of cancer that develops from transformed cells originating in the mesothelium, the protective lining that covers many of the internal organs of the body. It is usually caused by exposure to asbestos. We are frequently asked to search the literature for information and relevant publications [...]

A hangman’s fracture is the colloquial name given to a fracture of both pedicles or pars interarticularis of the axis vertebra (C2). The cause of these types of injuries includes hanging and forceful hyperextensions centered just under the chin. Examples include motor vehicle accidents, falls, diving injuries, judicial hangings, and various types of collisions. In [...]

There is much controversy over the user of Tasers or Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs). We frequently are asked to research safety and injury issues with respect to the use of Tasers in law enforcement and other security situations. These projects usually require database searches and the identification of relevant publications. Results are often used for [...]

We work on a lot of projects related to smoking and its effects on health. Some of the issues we research with respect to smoking include: Lung Cancer Vascular Stenosis Heart Attacks Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Pregnancy ADHD Fetal Effects Secondhand Smoking Physiological Effects Psychological Effects ¬†Alzheimer’s Disease Crohn’s Disease Ulcerative Colitis Prevalence and [...]