Greg Shanik

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We have investigated the subtype of α2-adrenoceptor mediating isometric contractions of human saphenous vein in comparison with α2-adrenoceptor ligand binding sites. Postjunctional α2-adrenoceptors in the human saphenous vein were investigated in terms of the ability of α2-adrenoceptor antagonists to shift the contractile potency of noradrenaline. The(More)
We report a patient with mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) who presented with thrombosis of the right femoral artery in association with antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL). When treated surgically and with heparin prophylaxis, she developed heparin induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis which necessitated amputation of a lower limb. Thus our patient(More)
An infected total hip arthroplasty remains one of the most challenging problems faced by orthopaedic surgeons from diagnosis through treatment. We present the case of a 58-year-old woman who was referred to our service with an infected revision total hip arthroplasty. The hip had migrated medially, and the patient had recently noted the presence of blood(More)
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