EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Brown University , 1977 , Providence , RI

Medical School

  • New York Medical College , 1981 , Valhalla , NY

Internship

  • Lenox Hill Hospital , 1982 , New York , NY

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Lenox Hill Hospital , 1984 , New York , NY

Residency

Anesthesia
  • New York University Medical Center , 1986 , New York , NY

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1987 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Irace AL, Walker RD, Kawai K, Maddock M, Dombrowski ND, Sideridis G, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Development and validation of a quality of life instrument for patients with laryngeal cleft. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 May; 108:143-150. View abstract
  2. Ferrari LR. How can the Perioperative Surgical Home be applied to pediatric anesthesia practice? Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 10; 27(10):982-983. View abstract
  3. Berry JG, Glotzbecker M, Rodean J, Leahy I, Cox J, Singer SJ, O'Neill M, Hall M, Ferrari L. Perioperative Spending on Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis for Children With Medical Complexity. Pediatrics. 2017 Oct; 140(4). View abstract
  4. Vavilala MS, Ferrari LR, Herring SA. Perioperative Care of the Concussed Patient: Making the Case for Defining Best Anesthesia Care. Anesth Analg. 2017 Sep; 125(3):1053-1055. View abstract
  5. Leahy IC, Borczuk R, Ferrari LR. Making the pediatric perioperative surgical home come to life by leveraging existing health information technology. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Jun; 30(3):383-389. View abstract
  6. Ferrari LR. Update in pediatric anesthesiology. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 06; 30(3):335-336. View abstract
  7. Berry JG, Glotzbecker M, Rodean J, Leahy I, Hall M, Ferrari L. Comorbidities and Complications of Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis. Pediatrics. 2017 Mar; 139(3). View abstract
  8. Huang YY, Li L, Monteleone M, Ferrari L, States LJ, Riviello JJ, Kernie SG, Mencin AA, Gupta S, Sun LS. Use of Anesthesia for Imaging Studies and Interventional Procedures in Children. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016 Aug 25. View abstract
  9. Ferrari LR. Updates in pediatric anesthesia. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun; 29(3):325-6. View abstract
  10. Ferrari LR, Ziniel SI, Antonelli RC. Perioperative Care Coordination Measurement: A Tool to Support Care Integration of Pediatric Surgical Patients. A A Case Rep. 2016 Mar 01; 6(5):130-6. View abstract
  11. Ferrari LR, Antonelli RC, Bader A. The Pediatric Perioperative Surgical Home. Anesth Analg. 2016 Jan; 122(1):295-6. View abstract
  12. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia outside the operating room. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015 Aug; 28(4):439-40. View abstract
  13. Bravo F, Levi R, Ferrari LR, McManus ML. The nature and sources of variability in pediatric surgical case duration. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Oct; 25(10):999-1006. View abstract
  14. Ferrari LR, Antonelli RC, Bader A. Beyond the Preoperative Clinic: Considerations for Pediatric Care Redesign Aligning the Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home and the Perioperative Surgical Home. Anesth Analg. 2015 May; 120(5):1167-70. View abstract
  15. Nuzzi LC, Pike CM, Lewine EB, Cerrato FE, Alexander ME, Ferrari LR, Bae DS, Taghinia A, Waters PM, Labow BI. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5. View abstract
  16. Johnston DR, Watters K, Ferrari LR, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft: evaluation and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jun; 78(6):905-11. View abstract
  17. Ferrari LR. The surgical scorecard: a tool to close the loop on OR utilization. Hosp Pract (1995). 2013 Aug; 41(3):80-8. View abstract
  18. Klein JD, Turner CG, Kamran SC, Yu AY, Ferrari L, Zurakowski D, Fauza DO. Pediatric postoperative intussusception in the minimally invasive surgery era: a 13-year, single center experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jun; 216(6):1089-93. View abstract
  19. Ferrari LR, Zurakowski D, Solari J, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft repair: the anesthetic perspective. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Apr; 23(4):334-41. View abstract
  20. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Minimally invasive approach to laryngeal cleft. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan; 123(1):264-8. View abstract
  21. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2012; 73:95-100. View abstract
  22. Ferrari LR, Micheli A, Whiteley C, Chazaro R, Zurakowski D. Criteria for assessing operating room utilization in a free-standing children's hospital. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Jul; 22(7):696-706. View abstract
  23. Rahbar R, Chen JL, Rosen RL, Lowry KC, Simon DM, Perez JA, Buonomo C, Ferrari LR, Katz ES. Endoscopic repair of laryngeal cleft type I and type II: when and why? Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep; 119(9):1797-802. View abstract
  24. Ferrari LR. New insulin analogues and insulin delivery devices for the perioperative management of diabetic patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2008 Jun; 21(3):401-5. View abstract
  25. Rahbar R, Ferrari LR, Borer JG, Peters CA. Robotic surgery in the pediatric airway: application and safety. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jan; 133(1):46-50; discussion 50. View abstract
  26. Rhodes ET, Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf JI. Perioperative management of pediatric surgical patients with diabetes mellitus. Anesth Analg. 2005 Oct; 101(4):986-99, table of contents. View abstract
  27. Ferrari LR, Gotta AW. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2005; 309-324. View abstract
  28. Means LJ, Ferrari LR, Kain ZN, Maxwell L, Yaster M. Evaluation and preparation of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia. Pediatrics (in press). 2005. View abstract
  29. Rhodes ET, Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf JI. Perioperative Management of Pediatric Surgical Patients with Diabetes Mellitis. Anesthesia and Analgesia (in press). 2005. View abstract
  30. Ferrari LR. Preoperative evaluation of pediatric surgical patients with multisystem considerations. Anesth Analg. 2004 Oct; 99(4):1058-69. View abstract
  31. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jul; 16(3):220-5. View abstract
  32. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The use of herbs and complementary and alternative medicine in pediatric preoperative patients. J Clin Anesth. 2004 Feb; 16(1):4-6. View abstract
  33. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children [corrected]. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jan; 16(1):14-9. View abstract
  34. The Perioperative Management of the Child with Diabetes Mellitus. Institutional Clinical Practice Guideline, The Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. 2004. View abstract
  35. Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf J, Rhodes E. Diabetes Mellitus Perioperative Management Clinical Practice Guideline. Children's Hospital Clinicians Website. Children's Hospital. 2004. View abstract
  36. Ferrari LR. Tonsillectomy. Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J, Editor. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2004. View abstract
  37. The Perioperative Management of the Child with Diabetes Insipidus. Insitutional Clinical Practice Guideline, The Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. 2003. View abstract
  38. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Diabetes Insipidus Perioperative Management Clinical Practice Guideline. Children's Hospital Clinicians Website. Children's Hospital. 2003. View abstract
  39. Ferrari LR. Do children need a preoperative assessment that is different from adults? Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2002; 40(2):167-86. View abstract
  40. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia/American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia. Pediatric Anesthesia 2002. Miami, Florida. 2002. View abstract
  41. Ferrari LR. Pediatric Preoperative Evaluation and Consulative Anesthesia. In The Harvard Department of Anesthesia Electronic Anesthesia Library (HEAL). Michael Bailin MD Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 2002. View abstract
  42. Ferrari LR. Anesthetic Considerations for Children Undergoing ENT Surgery. In the Harvard Department of Anesthesia Electronic Anesthesia Library (HEAL). Michael Bailin MD Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 2002. View abstract
  43. Ferrari LR. Do Children Need a Preoperative Assessment That is Different from Adults?. International Anesthesiology Clinics; Preoperative and Cost Containment, PA Wiklund Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2002; 167-186. View abstract
  44. Faberowski LW, Soriano SG, Truog R, Ferrari L, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology. 2002; 96:A1246. View abstract
  45. Polaner DM, Houck CS, Rockoff MA, Mancuso TJ, Finley GA, Maxwell LG, Cravero J, Kain ZN, Bell C, Bosenberg A, Zwass M, Valley R, Agarwal R, Savarese A, Rice LJ, Coté CJ, Davidson PJ, Ferrari LR, Davis PJ. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  46. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Preoperative Patients. 55th Post graduate Assemble in Anesthesiology, The New York State Society of Anesthesiology, 2001, New York, New York. 2001. View abstract
  47. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Pediatric ENT Procedures. Progress in Anesthesiology. 2001; 15(2):15-28. View abstract
  48. Faberowski LW, Soriano SG, Ferrari LR, Mc Manus M, Troug R, Majzoub J, Scott M, Rockoff M. Perioperative Management of Diabetes Insipidus in Children. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Pediatric Anesthesia, 2001, San Diego, California. 2001. View abstract
  49. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery. Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2001; 507-518. View abstract
  50. Hayashi H, Redd SL, Ferrari LR. Preoperative evaluation and preparation for children undergoing day surgery: Standard practice at Children’s Hospital in Boston. The Japanese Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 6th Annual Meeting, September 8-9, 2000 Kobe, Japan. 2000. View abstract
  51. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2000; 989-1004. View abstract
  52. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. 2000; 479-492. View abstract
  53. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2000; 461-477. View abstract
  54. Shenkman Z, Holzman RS, Kim C, Ferrari LR, DiCanzio J, Highfield ES, Van Keuren K, Kaptchuk T, Kenna MA, Berde CB, Rockoff MA. Acupressure-acupuncture antiemetic prophylaxis in children undergoing tonsillectomy. Anesthesiology. 1999 May; 90(5):1311-6. View abstract
  55. Ferrari LR, Rooney FM, Rockoff MA. Preoperative fasting practices in pediatrics. Anesthesiology. 1999 Apr; 90(4):978-80. View abstract
  56. Means LJ, Ferrari L, Mancuso TJ, Davidson P, Hackel A, Deshpande JK, Davis P, Brown R, Bailey A, Coté C. The pediatric sedation unit: a mechanism for safe pediatric sedation. Pediatrics. 1999 Jan; 103(1):199-201. View abstract
  57. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Otolaryngologic and Maxillofacial Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia Practice. Kirby RR. Gravenstein N, Gravenstain JS, Lobato EB, Editors. W.B. Saunders, New York, NY. 1999. View abstract
  58. Ferrari LR. Clearing for Anesthesia: What does it mean?. Anesthesia and Pain Management for the Pediatrician. Ferrari LR, Editor. Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD. 1999; 10-22. View abstract
  59. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Preoperative Fasting in Pediatrics. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Pediatric Anesthesia. 1998. View abstract
  60. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Preoperative Fasting in Anesthesia (Audiocassette recording). Society of Pedaitric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting, Metzl K, Editor, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Pediatric Anesthesia. 1998; 61. View abstract
  61. Ferrari LR. Preoperative Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient. Handbook of Preoperative Assessment and Management. Sweitzer, BJ, Editor. Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA. 1998; 298-315. View abstract
  62. Patel RI, Davis PJ, Orr RJ, Ferrari LR, Rimar S, Hannallah RS, Cohen IT, Colingo K, Donlon JV, Haberkern CM, McGowan FX, Prillaman BA, Parasuraman TV, Creed MR. Single-dose ondansetron prevents postoperative vomiting in pediatric outpatients. Anesth Analg. 1997 Sep; 85(3):538-45. View abstract
  63. Quintal MC, Cunningham MJ, Ferrari LR. Tubeless spontaneous respiration technique for pediatric microlaryngeal surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Feb; 123(2):209-14. View abstract
  64. Ferrari LR. Cleared for Anesthesia: What it means, how to do it. Contemporary Pediatrics, 14(9):81-89, 1997. 1997; 14(9):81-9. View abstract
  65. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Procedures in and Around the Airway. Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia. Badgwell MJ, Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 267-293. View abstract
  66. Ferrari LR. Tonsillectomy. Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J, Editor. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 630-4. View abstract
  67. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for ENT Surgery. Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 491-501. View abstract
  68. Ferrari LR, Cheney ML. Anesthesia for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive, Cheney M, Editor, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland. 1997; 121-146. View abstract
  69. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for ENT Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1996; 929-943. View abstract
  70. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Pediatric ENT Surgery, Routine and Emergent. American Society of Anesthesiology Refresher Course Lectures, Barash PG, Editor. 1996; 57-69. View abstract
  71. Means LJ, Ferrari LR, Fisher QA, Kingston HG, Schreiner MS. Evaluation and preparation of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia. Pediatrics. 1996; 98(3):502-8. View abstract
  72. Quintal MC, Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Tubeless spontaneous respiration technique for microlaryngeal surgery: A comparison of two anesthetic protocols. The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, January 25-27, 1996 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1996. View abstract
  73. Hanallah R. Davis PJ, Orr R, Ferrari LR, Rimer S. Intravenous ondansetron effectively treats postoperative emesis in children. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Atlanta, Georgia. 1995. View abstract
  74. Ferrari LR, Goudsouzian NG. The use of the laryngeal mask airway in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Anesth Analg. 1995 Aug; 81(2):310-3. View abstract
  75. Ferrari LR, Goudsouzian NG. Comparison of laryngeal mask with the endotracheal tube in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Anesth Analg. 1995; 80:S122. View abstract
  76. Hanallah R, Davis PJ, Orr R, Ferrari LR, Rimer S. Intravenous ondansetron effectively treats postoperative emesis in children. Anesthesiology 83:A1177, 1995. 1995; 83:A1177. View abstract
  77. Coté CJ, Ferrari LR, Liu LM. Rectal methohexital for sedation of children during imaging procedures. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1994 Feb; 162(2):465-6. View abstract
  78. Ferrari LR. Pain Management and Anesthesia. American Academy of Pediatrics Update, Metzl K, Editor, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove, Village, Illinois. 1994; 15. View abstract
  79. Cote C, Ferrari LR, et al. Rectal Methohexital for Sedation of Children During Imaging Procedures. Am J Roent. 1994; 162:465. View abstract
  80. Ferrari LR, Anderson AB, Stafford MA. Pain Management in Anesthesia (Audio cassette Recording). American Academy of Pediatrics Update, Metzl K, Editor Elk Grove Village, Illinois. 1994. View abstract
  81. Ferrari LR. The Injured Eye. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America on Trauma: Anesthesia Problems and Solutions. Gotta AW, Editor, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1994; 125-149. View abstract
  82. Cunningham MJ, Ferrari LR, Kerse L, McPeck K. Intraoperative somatosensory evoked potential monitoring in achondroplastic dwarfs. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 1994; 4:129-132. View abstract
  83. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 323-336. View abstract
  84. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 311-322. View abstract
  85. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 311-322. View abstract
  86. Ferrari LR, Donlon JV. Metoclopramide reduces the incidence of vomiting after tonsillectomy in children. Anesth Analg. 1992 Sep; 75(3):351-4. View abstract
  87. Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Determination of endotracheal tube size in pediatric patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1992 Apr; 118(4):448-9. View abstract
  88. Ferrari LR, Donlon JV. A comparison of propofol, midazolam, and methohexital for sedation during retrobulbar and peribulbar block. J Clin Anesth. 1992 Mar-Apr; 4(2):93-6. View abstract
  89. Goudsouzian NG, Ferrari L. Heart rate and the oculocardiac reflex. Anesth Analg. 1992 Jan; 74(1):166-7. View abstract
  90. Ferrari LR. Supraclavicular Lymph Node Biopsy and Anterior Mediastinal Mass. Common Problems in Pediatric Anesthesia. Stehling L, Editor, Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, Missouri. 1992; 457-464. View abstract
  91. Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Endotracheal Tube Size in Pediatric Patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg. 1992; 118:448-9. View abstract
  92. Ferrari LR. Metoclopramide versus placebo for treatment of post tonsillectomy emesis in pediatric patients. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Proceedings. 1991. View abstract
  93. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. General anesthesia prior to treatment of anterior mediastinal masses in pediatric cancer patients. Anesthesiology. 1990 Jun; 72(6):991-5. View abstract
  94. Ferrari LR, Barst S, Pratila M, Bedford, RF. Anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in pediatric outpatients. J Ped Hem Onc. 1990; 12(3):310-3. View abstract
  95. Ferrari LR, Acampora GA, Bedford RF. A 3D-ECHO comparison of induction agents on myocardial contractility in pediatric patients treated with anthracyclines. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Proceedings of Annual Meeting. 1990. View abstract
  96. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. Safety of Anesthesia for Patients with Anterior Mediastinal Masses. Anesthesiology. 1990; 73(5):1060-1. View abstract
  97. Ferrari LR, Acampora GA, Bedford RF. Evaluation of contractility by 2D-ECHO in anthracycline treated pediatric patients: A comparison of induction agents. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology Proceedings. 1990. View abstract
  98. Ferrari LR. Review of Anesthetic Management of Difficult and Routine Pediatric Patients 2nd Edition. Berry F, Editor, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1990. Anesthesia and Analge4sia. 1990; 2:846. View abstract
  99. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. Anterior mediastinal mass in a pregnant patient: anesthetic management and considerations. J Clin Anesth. 1989; 1(6):460-3. View abstract
  100. Posner MR, Ferrari L, Belliveau JF, Cummings FJ, Wiemann MC, O'Rourke A, Weitberg AB, Calabresi P. A phase I trial of continuous infusion cisplatin. Cancer. 1987 Jan 01; 59(1):15-8. View abstract
  101. Belliveau JF, Posner MR, Ferrari L, Crabtree GW, Cummings FJ, Wiemann MC, O'Leary GP, Griffin H, Phaneuf MA, O'Rourke A, et al. Cisplatin administered as a continuous 5-day infusion: plasma platinum levels and urine platinum excretion. Cancer Treat Rep. 1986 Oct; 70(10):1215-7. View abstract