Stephen Morrissey

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We have recently obtained information regarding inaccuracies in data in the report of the VIGOR (Vioxx Gastrointestinal Outcomes Research) study by Bombardier et al. 1 that raise concern about certain conclusions in the article. The VIGOR study was designed primarily to compare gastrointestinal events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis randomly assigned(More)
Vesical and urethral function were studied urodynamically before and after spinal cord or sacral root injury in non-human primates. Detrusor sphincter discoordination developed in animals with complete suprasacral spinal cord injury. Animals subjected to complete intradural sacral rhizotomy developed hypertonic areflexic vesical dysfunction while those(More)
Firearms were used to kill 30,143 people in the United States in 2005, the most recent year with complete data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1 A total of 17,002 of these were suicides, 12,352 homicides, and 789 accidental firearm deaths. Nearly half of these deaths occurred in people under the age of 35. When we consider that there(More)
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