Michael C Slack

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this retrospective database study was to determine rates of screening for metabolic side effects by physician specialty in community hospital patients prescribed atypical antipsychotics. METHOD A pharmacy database review identified patients who were prescribed atypical antipsychotics over a 6-month period from July 1, 2004, to(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe a new surgical procedure for pelvic organ prolapse using mesh and a vaginal support device (VSD) and to report the results of surgery. DESIGN A prospective observational study. SETTING Two tertiary referral Urogynaecology practices. POPULATION Ninety-five women with International Continence Society pelvic organ prolapse(More)
BACKGROUND We aim to deliver large appliances into the left ventricle through the right ventricle and across the interventricular septum. This transthoracic access route exploits immediate recoil of the septum, and lower transmyocardial pressure gradient across the right versus left ventricular free wall. The route may enhance safety and allow subxiphoid(More)
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a well-established tool of cardiopulmonary circulatory support for cardiopulmonary failure in children and adults. It has been used as a supportive strategy during interventional procedures in neonates with congenital heart disease. Herein, we describe a neonate with hypoplastic left heart syndrome who underwent(More)
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