R J Martin

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BACKGROUND: It is well described that diabetes mellitus is a hypercoagulable state. It is also known that patients with renal dysfunction have impaired platelet aggregation and function. It is not well described how renal dysfunction affects the hypercoagulability associated with diabetes. This post-hoc sub-group analysis compares platelet function, clot(More)
In our institutions we routinely do posttracheostomy sleep studies on patients being treated for obstructive sleep apnea. We have identified several patients who failed to show objective evidence of improvement after tracheostomy. From our studies we have found that both mechanical obstruction and concomitant respiratory control dysfunction caused this(More)
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