Christopher H. May

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In most cases of shunted hydrocephalus, shunt malfunction is evaluated by clinical examination and neuro-imaging. However if there is a discrepancy between neurological examination and imaging, additional shuntography can be helpful in the evaluation of the shunt function. In our clinic, radionuclide-imaging shuntography using 99mtechnetium-pertechnetate(More)
Warfarin use in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and atrial fibrillation (AF) remains challenging. We describe use of warfarin up to 1 year after hospitalization among patients with AMI and AF according to stroke and bleeding risk, and identify factors associated with long-term mortality in this population. Patients with AMI and AF who(More)
INTRODUCTION Ticagrelor is a novel, non-thienopyridine ADP inhibitor that reversibly blocks the P2Y(12) receptor, preventing platelet activation and aggregation. It is the first ADP inhibitor to show a mortality benefit in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Its major safety concern, as with the other ADP blockers, is bleeding. Other common(More)
Based on evaluation of the rehabilitative needs of patients who have had a leg amputated because of cancer, an amputee visitor program was developed. The visitor is a cancer amputee who has successfully completed rehabilitation. About 5 days after a patient's amputation, the visitor sees the patient, telling of personal experiences, answering the patient's(More)