Author | Douglas W. Blayney, MD

Articles

Imaging data transfer methods ‘chaotic and disjointed’

March 02, 2008

Some clinicians are so discouraged by nonstandard CD-ROMs generated at imaging centers they are calling on the radiology community to improve the way it transfers imaging data to referring physicians.

Optimal Use of Antiemetics in the Outpatient Setting

October 01, 2002

Steven Grunberg, one of the pioneer clinical investigators in the development of modern antiemetics, describes various approaches to the management of this important complication of cytotoxic chemotherapy. Dr. Grunberg describes the use of phenothiazines and antidopaminergic agents as antiemetics, the discovery that steroids could serve as effective adjuvant antiemetic agents, and the development of the serotonin (5-HT3)-receptor antagonists. Thus, we have compazine, metoclopromide, decadron, and a set of 5-HT3 antagonists-ondansetron (Zofran), dolasetron (Anzemet), and granisetron (Kytril)-in our therapeutic armamentarium.