William M. King

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OBJECTIVE 1) Describe the association between hearing loss and dysfunction of each of the 5 vestibular end-organs--the horizontal, superior, and posterior semicircular canals; saccule; and utricle--in older individuals. 2) Evaluate whether hearing loss and vestibular end-organ deficits share any risk factors. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING(More)
While participating in a controlled study of baclofen as protective therapy, 39 Huntington's disease (HD) patients underwent measurements of horizontal saccade latency and velocity, repeated longitudinally over a 2-year period. Significant worsening of saccade latency and of mean velocity was detected in untreated patients. Although individual variation was(More)
Postural instability is arguably the most debilitating symptom of Parkinson's disease (PD). Recently, posterioventral pallidotomy/pallidoansotomy (PVP) has been advocated to improve a multitude of symptoms associated with PD. Dyskinesias, rigidity and bradykinesia are the most talked about improved symptoms, but posture and gait are also affected after PVP.(More)
INTRODUCTION Current guidelines recommend insulin for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and severe hyperglycemia, but this recommendation lacks sufficient evidence and poses practical challenges. It is unclear whether non-insulin treatments are effective in this setting. The objective of this study was to describe treatment strategies of T2D patients with(More)
SAFETY Apixaban has a lower risk of bleeding than warfarin, but a slightly higher risk of minor bleeding compared with aspirin. One additional major bleeding episode (defined as clinically overt bleeding accompanied by a hemoglobin decrease of 2 g per dL [20 g per L] and occurring at a critical site or resulting in death) will be prevented for every 66(More)
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