Douglas Mckay

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Erectile dysfunction affects 50 percent of men ages 40-70 in the United States and is considered an important public health problem by the National Institutes of Health. Consumers are exposed to a plethora of natural products claiming to restore erection and sexual vitality. A review of the available empirical evidence reveals most naturally occurring(More)
The gold standard for measuring cranial vault volume is a computed tomography (CT) scan. Computed tomography scans in the pediatric population carry the significant risk of inducing a malignancy later in life. In a novel study, we show that a three-dimensional (3D) photograph can be used to measure and track cranial vault volume changes in craniosynostosis(More)
The surgical management of a giant condyloma of Buschke and Löwenstein poses particular reconstructive challenges, given the wound size, depth, and infection risk. We present a case where a pedicled anterolateral thigh flap is used to reconstruct a complex wound following resection of a giant condyloma of Buschke and Löwenstein arising in a patient with(More)
BACKGROUND Plate and screw fixation is a recent addition to the sternal wound treatment armamentarium. Patients undergoing cardiac and major vascular surgery have a higher risk of postoperative arrest than other elective patients. Those who undergo sternotomy for either cardiac or major vascular procedures are at a higher risk of postoperative arrest.(More)
Craniometaphyseal dysplasia (CMD) is a rare genetic disorder of bone modelling characterised by hyperostosis and sclerosis of the craniofacial bones, and abnormal modelling of the metaphyses. Clinically, autosomal dominant (AD) CMD is characterised by facial distortion and cranial-nerve compression. The goals of surgical treatment for AD CMD are cosmetic(More)
The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM) is an evolving document that serves the many mental health care disciplines as the primary reference guide for classifying mental disorders. While the successive framers of the DSM have attempted to base it on scientific evidence, political and economic factors have also shaped the(More)