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Nathaniel L Baker

InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences
AddressP.O. Box MSC 835
Cannon Place - 135 Cannon St.
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    1. Germeroth LJ, Baker NL, Saladin ME. Intolerance for smoking abstinence among nicotine-deprived, treatment-seeking smokers. Addict Behav. 2018 Mar 20; 84:13-19. PMID: 29597136.
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    2. Squeglia LM, Tomko RL, Baker NL, McClure EA, Book GA, Gray KM. The effect of N-acetylcysteine on alcohol use during a cannabis cessation trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Apr 01; 185:17-22. PMID: 29413434.
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    3. Sherman BJ, Baker NL, Squeglia LM, McRae-Clark AL. Approach bias modification for cannabis use disorder: A proof-of-principle study. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2018 Apr; 87:16-22. PMID: 29471922.
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    4. Moran-Santa Maria MM, Sherman BJ, Brady KT, Baker NL, Hyer JM, Ferland C, McRae-Clark AL. Impact of endogenous progesterone on reactivity to yohimbine and cocaine cues in cocaine-dependent women. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2018 Feb; 165:63-69. PMID: 29126857.
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    5. Tomko RL, Baker NL, McClure EA, Sonne SC, McRae-Clark AL, Sherman BJ, Gray KM. Incremental validity of estimated cannabis grams as a predictor of problems and cannabinoid biomarkers: Evidence from a clinical trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Jan 01; 182:1-7. PMID: 29112827.
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    6. Vrana C, Killeen T, Brant V, Mastrogiovanni J, Baker NL. Rationale, design, and implementation of a clinical trial of a mindfulness-based relapse prevention protocol for the treatment of women with comorbid post traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Oct; 61:108-114. PMID: 28765006.
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    7. Germeroth LJ, Carpenter MJ, Baker NL, Froeliger B, LaRowe SD, Saladin ME. Effect of a Brief Memory Updating Intervention on Smoking Behavior: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Mar 01; 74(3):214-223. PMID: 28146243.
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    8. Sherman BJ, McRae-Clark AL, Baker NL, Sonne SC, Killeen TK, Cloud K, Gray KM. Gender differences among treatment-seeking adults with cannabis use disorder: Clinical profiles of women and men enrolled in the achieving cannabis cessation-evaluating N-acetylcysteine treatment (ACCENT) study. Am J Addict. 2017 Mar; 26(2):136-144. PMID: 28152236.
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    9. Sherman BJ, Baker NL, McRae-Clark AL. Effect of oxytocin pretreatment on cannabis outcomes in a brief motivational intervention. Psychiatry Res. 2017 Mar; 249:318-320. PMID: 28152465.
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    10. Tomko RL, Saladin ME, McClure EA, Squeglia LM, Carpenter MJ, Tiffany ST, Baker NL, Gray KM. Alcohol consumption as a predictor of reactivity to smoking and stress cues presented in the natural environment of smokers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2017 Feb; 234(3):427-435. PMID: 27838746.
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    11. Squeglia LM, Baker NL, McClure EA, Tomko RL, Adisetiyo V, Gray KM. Alcohol use during a trial of N-acetylcysteine for adolescent marijuana cessation. Addict Behav. 2016 Dec; 63:172-7. PMID: 27521979; PMCID: PMC4993655 [Available on 12/01/17].
    12. Hammad SM, Baker NL, El Abiad JM, Spassieva SD, Pierce JS, Rembiesa B, Bielawski J, Lopes-Virella MF, Klein RL. Increased Plasma Levels of Select Deoxy-ceramide and Ceramide Species are Associated with Increased Odds of Diabetic Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes: A Pilot Study. Neuromolecular Med. 2017 Mar; 19(1):46-56. PMID: 27388466.
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    13. Sherman BJ, Baker NL, McRae-Clark AL. Gender differences in cannabis use disorder treatment: Change readiness and taking steps predict worse cannabis outcomes for women. Addict Behav. 2016 09; 60:197-202. PMID: 27156221; PMCID: PMC4884498 [Available on 09/01/17].
    14. Lopes-Virella MF, Hunt KJ, Baker NL, Virella G. High levels of AGE-LDL, and of IgG antibodies reacting with MDA-lysine epitopes expressed by oxLDL and MDA-LDL in circulating immune complexes predict macroalbuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2016 May-Jun; 30(4):693-9. PMID: 26861948.
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    15. McRae-Clark AL, Baker NL, Gray KM, Killeen T, Hartwell KJ, Simonian SJ. Vilazodone for cannabis dependence: A randomized, controlled pilot trial. Am J Addict. 2016 Jan; 25(1):69-75. PMID: 26685701; PMCID: PMC4937726 [Available on 01/01/17].
    16. McRae-Clark AL, Baker NL, Gray KM, Killeen TK, Wagner AM, Brady KT, DeVane CL, Norton J. Buspirone treatment of cannabis dependence: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Nov 01; 156:29-37. PMID: 26386827; PMCID: PMC4633378 [Available on 11/01/16].
    17. Flanagan JC, Baker NL, McRae-Clark AL, Brady KT, Moran-Santa Maria MM. Effects of adverse childhood experiences on the association between intranasal oxytocin and social stress reactivity among individuals with cocaine dependence. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Sep 30; 229(1-2):94-100. PMID: 26231584; PMCID: PMC4546857 [Available on 09/30/16].
    18. McRae-Clark AL, Baker NL, Sonne SC, DeVane CL, Wagner A, Norton J. Concordance of Direct and Indirect Measures of Medication Adherence in A Treatment Trial for Cannabis Dependence. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2015 Oct; 57:70-4. PMID: 26028133; PMCID: PMC4561011 [Available on 10/01/16].
    19. Bonilha L, Jensen JH, Baker N, Breedlove J, Nesland T, Lin JJ, Drane DL, Saindane AM, Binder JR, Kuzniecky RI. The brain connectome as a personalized biomarker of seizure outcomes after temporal lobectomy. Neurology. 2015 May 05; 84(18):1846-53. PMID: 25854868; PMCID: PMC4433467.
    20. Hunt KJ, Baker NL, Cleary PA, Klein R, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF. Longitudinal Association Between Endothelial Dysfunction, Inflammation, and Clotting Biomarkers With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Type 1 Diabetes: An Evaluation of the DCCT/EDIC Cohort. Diabetes Care. 2015 Jul; 38(7):1281-9. PMID: 25852210.
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    21. Saladin ME, McClure EA, Baker NL, Carpenter MJ, Ramakrishnan V, Hartwell KJ, Gray KM. Increasing progesterone levels are associated with smoking abstinence among free-cycling women smokers who receive brief pharmacotherapy. Nicotine Tob Res. 2015 Apr; 17(4):398-406. PMID: 25762749; PMCID: PMC4432400.
    22. Gray KM, McClure EA, Baker NL, Hartwell KJ, Carpenter MJ, Saladin ME. An exploratory short-term double-blind randomized trial of varenicline versus nicotine patch for smoking cessation in women. Addiction. 2015 Jun; 110(6):1027-34. PMID: 25727442; PMCID: PMC4430389.
    23. Lynch CP, Baker N, Korte JE, Mauldin JG, Mayorga ME, Hunt KJ. Increasing prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy in South Carolina. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Apr; 24(4):316-23. PMID: 25786128; PMCID: PMC4394884.
    24. Roten A, Baker NL, Gray KM. Cognitive performance in a placebo-controlled pharmacotherapy trial for youth with marijuana dependence. Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 45:119-23. PMID: 25661990; PMCID: PMC4373963.
    25. Rajab HA, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Klein R, Cleary PA, Lachin J, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF. The predictive role of markers of Inflammation and endothelial dysfunction on the course of diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Jan-Feb; 29(1):108-14. PMID: 25441222; PMCID: PMC4426877.
    26. Moran-Santa Maria MM, Baker NL, Ramakrishnan V, Brady KT, McRae-Clark A. Impact of acute guanfacine administration on stress and cue reactivity in cocaine-dependent individuals. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015 Mar; 41(2):146-52. PMID: 25140866; PMCID: PMC4336229.
    27. McClure EA, Baker NL, Gipson CD, Carpenter MJ, Roper AP, Froeliger BE, Kalivas PW, Gray KM. An open-label pilot trial of N-acetylcysteine and varenicline in adult cigarette smokers. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015 Jan; 41(1):52-6. PMID: 25062287; PMCID: PMC4262740.
    28. Klein RL, Hammad SM, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Al Gadban MM, Cleary PA, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF. Decreased plasma levels of select very long chain ceramide species are associated with the development of nephropathy in type 1 diabetes. Metabolism. 2014 Oct; 63(10):1287-95. PMID: 25088746.
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    29. McClure EA, Baker NL, Gray KM. Cigarette smoking during an N-acetylcysteine-assisted cannabis cessation trial in adolescents. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2014 Jul; 40(4):285-91. PMID: 24720376; PMCID: PMC4118750.
    30. Moran-Santa Maria MM, McRae-Clark A, Baker NL, Ramakrishnan V, Brady KT. Yohimbine administration and cue-reactivity in cocaine-dependent individuals. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Oct; 231(21):4157-65. PMID: 24710621; PMCID: PMC4190106.
    31. Lopes-Virella MF, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Cleary PA, Klein R, Virella G. Response to comment on Lopes-Virella et al. Baseline markers of inflammation are associated with progression to macroalbuminuria in type 1 diabetic subjects. Diabetes care 2013;36:2317-2323. Diabetes Care. 2014 May; 37(5):e108-9. PMID: 24496801; PMCID: PMC4182906.
    32. Hunt KJ, Baker N, Cleary P, Backlund JY, Lyons T, Jenkins A, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF. Oxidized LDL and AGE-LDL in circulating immune complexes strongly predict progression of carotid artery IMT in type 1 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Dec; 231(2):315-22. PMID: 24267245; PMCID: PMC3924569.
    33. McClure EA, Saladin ME, Baker NL, Carpenter MJ, Gray KM. Smoking topography and abstinence in adult female smokers. Addict Behav. 2013 Dec; 38(12):2833-6. PMID: 24018226; PMCID: PMC3805754.
    34. Graham EM, Atz AM, McHugh KE, Butts RJ, Baker NL, Stroud RE, Reeves ST, Bradley SM, McGowan FX, Spinale FG. Preoperative steroid treatment does not improve markers of inflammation after cardiac surgery in neonates: results from a randomized trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Mar; 147(3):902-8. PMID: 23870160; PMCID: PMC3864609.
    35. Jenkins AJ, Yu J, Alaupovic P, Basu A, Klein RL, Lopes-Virella M, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Lackland DT, Garvey WT, Lyons TJ. Apolipoprotein-defined lipoproteins and apolipoproteins: associations with abnormal albuminuria in type 1 diabetes in the diabetes control and complications trial/epidemiology of diabetes interventions and complications cohort. J Diabetes Complications. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):447-53. PMID: 23850262; PMCID: PMC4064461.
    36. DeSantis SM, Bandyopadhyay D, Baker NL, Randall PK, Anton RF, Prisciandaro JJ. Modeling longitudinal drinking data in clinical trials: an application to the COMBINE study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Sep 01; 132(1-2):244-50. PMID: 23566774; PMCID: PMC4025907.
    37. McRae-Clark AL, Baker NL, Maria MM, Brady KT. Effect of oxytocin on craving and stress response in marijuana-dependent individuals: a pilot study. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Aug; 228(4):623-31. PMID: 23564179; PMCID: PMC3729589.
    38. Lewis AL, Baker N, Carpenter M, Klintworth E, Gray KM. Does physician continuity within a clinical trial increase retention and compliance among adolescent smokers? Adolesc Psychiatry (Hilversum). 2013 Apr 01; 3(2). PMID: 24349962.
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    39. Lopes-Virella MF, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Cleary PA, Klein R, Virella G. Baseline markers of inflammation are associated with progression to macroalbuminuria in type 1 diabetic subjects. Diabetes Care. 2013 Aug; 36(8):2317-23. PMID: 23514730; PMCID: PMC3714479.
    40. Saladin ME, Gray KM, McRae-Clark AL, Larowe SD, Yeatts SD, Baker NL, Hartwell KJ, Brady KT. A double blind, placebo-controlled study of the effects of post-retrieval propranolol on reconsolidation of memory for craving and cue reactivity in cocaine dependent humans. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Apr; 226(4):721-37. PMID: 23460266; PMCID: PMC3637960.
    41. Irshad A, Leddy R, Pisano E, Baker N, Lewis M, Ackerman S, Campbell A. Assessing the role of ultrasound in predicting the biological behavior of breast cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):284-90. PMID: 23345347.
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    42. Virella G, Colglazier J, Chassereau C, Hunt KJ, Baker NL, Lopes-Virella MF. Immunoassay of modified forms of human low density lipoprotein in isolated circulating immune complexes. J Immunoassay Immunochem. 2013; 34(1):61-74. PMID: 23323982.
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    43. Roten AT, Baker NL, Gray KM. Marijuana craving trajectories in an adolescent marijuana cessation pharmacotherapy trial. Addict Behav. 2013 Mar; 38(3):1788-91. PMID: 23261493; PMCID: PMC3558535.
    44. Lopes-Virella MF, Hunt KJ, Baker NL, Virella G, Moritz T. The levels of MDA-LDL in circulating immune complexes predict myocardial infarction in the VADT study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Oct; 224(2):526-31. PMID: 22963984.
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    45. Gray KM, Carpenter MJ, Baker NL, DeSantis SM, Kryway E, Hartwell KJ, McRae-Clark AL, Brady KT. A double-blind randomized controlled trial of N-acetylcysteine in cannabis-dependent adolescents. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Aug; 169(8):805-12. PMID: 22706327; PMCID: PMC3410961.
    46. Lopes-Virella MF, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Lyons TJ, Jenkins AJ, Virella G. High concentrations of AGE-LDL and oxidized LDL in circulating immune complexes are associated with progression of retinopathy in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jun; 35(6):1333-40. PMID: 22511260; PMCID: PMC3357232.
    47. Tolliver BK, Price KL, Baker NL, LaRowe SD, Simpson AN, McRae-Clark AL, Saladin ME, DeSantis SM, Chapman E, Garrett M, Brady KT. Impaired cognitive performance in subjects with methamphetamine dependence during exposure to neutral versus methamphetamine-related cues. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2012 May; 38(3):251-9. PMID: 22257306.
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    48. Price KL, Baker NL, McRae-Clark AL, Saladin ME, Desantis SM, Santa Ana EJ, Brady KT. A randomized, placebo-controlled laboratory study of the effects of D-cycloserine on craving in cocaine-dependent individuals. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Apr; 226(4):739-46. PMID: 22234379; PMCID: PMC3622147.
    49. Irshad A, Ackerman SJ, Spicer K, Baker NL, Baker N, Campbell A, Anis M, Shazly M. Ultrasound evaluation of gallbladder dyskinesia: comparison of scintigraphy and dynamic 3D and 4D ultrasound techniques. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Nov; 197(5):1103-10. PMID: 22021502.
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    50. Dixon JA, Gorman RC, Stroud RE, Mukherjee R, Meyer EC, Baker NL, Morita M, Hamamoto H, Ryan LP, Gorman JH, Spinale FG. Targeted regional injection of biocomposite microspheres alters post-myocardial infarction remodeling and matrix proteolytic pathways. Circulation. 2011 Sep 13; 124(11 Suppl):S35-45. PMID: 21911817; PMCID: PMC3218562.
    51. Lopes-Virella MF, Carter RE, Baker NL, Lachin J, Virella G. High levels of oxidized LDL in circulating immune complexes are associated with increased odds of developing abnormal albuminuria in Type 1 diabetes. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Apr; 27(4):1416-23. PMID: 21856760; PMCID: PMC3471550.
    52. Price KL, DeSantis SM, Simpson AN, Tolliver BK, McRae-Clark AL, Saladin ME, Baker NL, Wagner MT, Brady KT. The impact of clinical and demographic variables on cognitive performance in methamphetamine-dependent individuals in rural South Carolina. Am J Addict. 2011 Sep-Oct; 20(5):447-55. PMID: 21838844.
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    53. McRae-Clark AL, Carter RE, Price KL, Baker NL, Thomas S, Saladin ME, Giarla K, Nicholas K, Brady KT. Stress- and cue-elicited craving and reactivity in marijuana-dependent individuals. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011 Nov; 218(1):49-58. PMID: 21710170; PMCID: PMC3209966.
    54. Graham EM, Atz AM, Butts RJ, Baker NL, Zyblewski SC, Deardorff RL, DeSantis SM, Reeves ST, Bradley SM, Spinale FG. Standardized preoperative corticosteroid treatment in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery: results from a randomized trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Dec; 142(6):1523-9. PMID: 21600592; PMCID: PMC3161127.
    55. Dixon JA, Goodman AM, Gaillard WF, Rivers WT, McKinney RA, Mukherjee R, Baker NL, Ikonomidis JS, Spinale FG. Hemodynamics and myocardial blood flow patterns after placement of a cardiac passive restraint device in a model of dilated cardiomyopathy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Nov; 142(5):1038-45. PMID: 21397269; PMCID: PMC3134533.
    56. DeSantis SM, Baker NL, Back SE, Spratt E, Ciolino JD, Moran-Santa Maria M, Dipankar B, Brady KT. Gender differences in the effect of early life trauma on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning. Depress Anxiety. 2011 May; 28(5):383-92. PMID: 21328636; PMCID: PMC3243643.
    57. Lopes-Virella MF, Baker NL, Hunt KJ, Lachin J, Nathan D, Virella G. Oxidized LDL immune complexes and coronary artery calcification in type 1 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Feb; 214(2):462-7. PMID: 21156319; PMCID: PMC3031663.
    58. Lopes-Virella MF, Hunt KJ, Baker NL, Lachin J, Nathan DM, Virella G. Levels of oxidized LDL and advanced glycation end products-modified LDL in circulating immune complexes are strongly associated with increased levels of carotid intima-media thickness and its progression in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes. 2011 Feb; 60(2):582-9. PMID: 20980456; PMCID: PMC3028359.
    59. Gray KM, Carpenter MJ, Baker NL, Hartwell KJ, Lewis AL, Hiott DW, Deas D, Upadhyaya HP. Bupropion SR and contingency management for adolescent smoking cessation. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2011 Jan; 40(1):77-86. PMID: 20934835; PMCID: PMC2997899.
    60. Gray KM, Baker NL, Carpenter MJ, Lewis AL, Upadhyaya HP. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder confounds nicotine withdrawal self-report in adolescent smokers. Am J Addict. 2010 Jul-Aug; 19(4):325-31. PMID: 20653639; PMCID: PMC2911152.
    61. Carpenter MJ, Baker NL, Gray KM, Upadhyaya HP. Assessment of nicotine dependence among adolescent and young adult smokers: a comparison of measures. Addict Behav. 2010 Nov; 35(11):977-82. PMID: 20624670; PMCID: PMC2919624.
    62. Klein RL, Carter RE, Jenkins AJ, Lyons TJ, Baker NL, Gilbert GE, Virella G, Lopes-Virella MF. LDL-containing immune complexes in the DCCT/EDIC cohort: associations with lipoprotein subclasses. J Diabetes Complications. 2011 Mar-Apr; 25(2):73-82. PMID: 20605479; PMCID: PMC2978771.
    63. Moran-Santa Maria MM, McRae-Clark AL, Back SE, DeSantis SM, Baker NL, Spratt EG, Simpson AN, Brady KT. Influence of cocaine dependence and early life stress on pituitary-adrenal axis responses to CRH and the Trier social stressor. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2010 Nov; 35(10):1492-500. PMID: 20570051; PMCID: PMC2945624.
    64. Price KL, Saladin ME, Baker NL, Tolliver BK, DeSantis SM, McRae-Clark AL, Brady KT. Extinction of drug cue reactivity in methamphetamine-dependent individuals. Behav Res Ther. 2010 Sep; 48(9):860-5. PMID: 20538262.
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    65. Tolliver BK, McRae-Clark AL, Saladin M, Price KL, Simpson AN, DeSantis SM, Baker NL, Brady KT. Determinants of cue-elicited craving and physiologic reactivity in methamphetamine-dependent subjects in the laboratory. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2010 Mar; 36(2):106-13. PMID: 20337507.
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    66. Irshad A, Ackerman SJ, Anis M, Campbell AS, Hashmi A, Baker NL. Can the smallest depth of ascitic fluid on sonograms predict the amount of drainable fluid? J Clin Ultrasound. 2009 Oct; 37(8):440-4. PMID: 19618437.
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    67. Back SE, Hartwell K, DeSantis SM, Saladin M, McRae-Clark AL, Price KL, Moran-Santa Maria MM, Baker NL, Spratt E, Kreek MJ, Brady KT. Reactivity to laboratory stress provocation predicts relapse to cocaine. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Jan 01; 106(1):21-7. PMID: 19726138; PMCID: PMC2815094.
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