John Jerome

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BACKGROUND This was an open-label, single-center study of the long-term efficacy and effectiveness of venlafaxine extended release (XR) in the treatment of chronic pain and depression in outpatients. All patients have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) of various types, with or without chronic pain, and had previously failed treatment with(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the linear growth characteristics of children with isolated cleft lip (CL), cleft palate (CP), or both (CLP) and to determine whether this population is at risk for short stature. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review identified 324 patients with CL, CP, or CLP that displayed no additional congenital anomalies. Longitudinal height and(More)
BACKGROUND Pain interventionists can interrupt pain through anesthetic blockade of neural transmission to virtually any part of the body. Temporary pain relief can be achieved by the direct application of targeted anesthetic. Diagnostically, nerve blocks help identify specific pain generators, refine differential diagnosis, and disrupt the neural(More)
Salazopyrine, a common therapy for inflammatory bowel disease, is known to have a reversible antifertility effect in men and male rats via its metabolite, sulphapyridine. To determine if there is an adverse effect in females, 20 mature Sprague-Dawley rats were assigned to a treatment (400 mg/kg sulphapyridine daily), or a control group. After three estrous(More)
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