Gary C. Buchanan

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During a 30-month period 229 couples were evaluated for infertility at the Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland. Laparoscopy was used in all cases of otherwise unexplained infertility. The resulting laparoscopic examination of the female partner of 24 such couples demonstrated abnormal findings in 18 (75%). Of these 18 subjects, unsuspected endometriosis(More)
Propranolol, a beta-adrenergic blocking agent, has found an important position in the practice of medicine. Its use in pregnancy, however, is an open question as a number of detrimental side effects have been reported in the fetus and neonate. Ten patients and 12 pregnancies are reported where chronic propranolol has been administered. Five patients with(More)
—This paper develops the Smart Object paradigm and its instantiation, which provide a new conceptualization for the modeling, design, and development of an important but little researched class of information systems, Operations Support Systems (OSS). OSS is our term for systems which provide interactive support for the management of large, complex(More)
Between August 1, 1975, and July 31, 1977, 60 patients with infertility and ovulatory dysfunction were evaluated at the Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland. Of these, 15 had incomplete work-ups or were lost to follow-up. Of the remaining 45 patients, 2 (4.5%) failed to ovulate at a maximal dose of 250 mg of clomiphene for 5 days with 10,000 units of(More)
The present investigation was designed to reassess the fractional postcoital test (PCT). Specifically, the study addressed the question of whether the internal cervical mucus sperm count is significantly different from the sperm counts at other cervical levels. By means of standardized methodology, 25 normal postcoital tests were perfoemed on 22 couples.(More)
Hypothyroidism is generally associated with hypogonadotropism. Occasionally, however, increased gonadotropin concentrations are encountered. The mechanisms, presumably hypothalamic, which determine the gonadotropin shift are unclear. A case report of hyperprolactinemic hypothyroidism with associated hypergonadotropism is presented. The previous literature(More)