Stanley R. Walker

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Longitudinal insertion of a lumbar puncture needle bevel is less likely to cause post-lumbar puncture headache than is transverse insertion. The reason for this has not been entirely clear. We investigated the direction of dural fibers in posterior L3-4 dura mater obtained from three autopsies and tallied it in three orthogonal planes. Under low-power light(More)
BACKGROUND Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is an inherited progressive muscle disorder caused by defects in muscle proteins. As the incidence of this condition is low, not many are familiar with the multisystem involvement. At times, cardiac disease may even be the predominant manifestation in the form of arrhythmias, conduction defects, and cardiomyopathies. The(More)
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