Frank M. McCormick

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Brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) were recorded in the acute and chronic phases of two patients with basilar artery occlusion. BAEPs in the acute phase showed disappearance of the waves before CT evidence of a definite low-density area in the brainstem. In one patient, the waves reappeared in the chronic phase, suggesting the importance of(More)
Short-latency somatosensory evoked potentials were recorded from 23 cats with the frontal-neck, scalp-ear and scalp-noncephalic reference montages. In the frontal-neck recordings, four or five components (n9, n11, n13a, n13b and n14) were identified, whereas three components (p15, p18 and p20) were recorded in the scalp-ear leads. The noncephalic reference(More)
BACKGROUND When to allow an athlete to return to unrestricted sporting activity after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction remains controversial. PURPOSE To report the results of functional performance testing reported in the literature for individuals at differing time points following ACL reconstruction and to examine differences between(More)
BACKGROUND Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a significant injury in National Basketball Association (NBA) players. HYPOTHESES NBA players undergoing ACL reconstruction (ACLR) have high rates of return to sport (RTS), with RTS the season following surgery, no difference in performance between pre- and postsurgery, and no difference in RTS rate(More)
BACKGROUND Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a significant injury in male Major League Soccer (MLS) players in the United States. PURPOSE To determine (1) return-to-sport (RTS) rate in MLS following ACL reconstruction (ACLR), (2) timing of RTS, (3) performance upon RTS, and (4) the difference in RTS and performance between players who underwent(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to measure and compare the subjective, objective, and radiographic healing outcomes of single-row (SR), double-row (DR), and transosseous equivalent (TOE) suture techniques for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective comparative analysis of arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs by one(More)
INTRODUCTION The in-hospital mortality rate after total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) is unknown. The purpose of this study is to quantify the in-patient mortality rates and associated demographic risk factors for patients undergoing a TSA from 2005 to 2011 using a comprehensive Medicare registry database. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective(More)
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BACKGROUND Achilles tendon ruptures are one of the most commonly treated injuries by orthopaedic surgeons and general practitioners. Achilles tendon ruptures have classically been thought to affect the middle-aged "weekend warrior" participating in basketball, volleyball, soccer, or any other ground sport that requires speed and agility; however, with a(More)