A Abhishek Seth

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AIM To investigate whether regional geography influences ethnic and gender trends for the development of gastric cancer (GC). METHODS This retrospective analysis of the INVISION patient database at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (LSUHSC-S), a southern United States regional hospital, was performed from 2005-2011. Using the(More)
Obstructive jaundice from metastatic lung cancer is extremely rare. Most reported cases have had small cell cancer of lung or adenocarcinoma of lung as primary malignancy metastasizing to the biliary system. We report the case of a patient presenting with symptoms of obstructive jaundice found to have metastatic involvement of hepatobiliary system from(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatic artery aneurysms (HAAs) constitute 14% to 20% of visceral artery aneurysms. Most HAAs are asymptomatic. Although rare, obstructive jaundice due to external bile duct compression or rupture of the HAA into the biliary tree with occlusion of the lumen from blood clots has been reported. CASE PRESENTATION A 56-year-old white man presented(More)
Klinefelter's syndrome is the most common cause of primary testicular failure. Previous reports have associated Klinefelter's syndrome with increased risk of thrombosis. The exact cause for this association is unknown, but hypoandrogenism affecting fibrinolysis has been implicated. The authors described a unique patient with Klinefelter's syndrome who(More)
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic idiopathic inflammatory conditions characterized by relapsing and remitting episodes of inflammation which can affect several different regions of the gastrointestinal tract, but also shows extra-intestinal manifestations. IBD is most frequently diagnosed during peak female reproductive years, with 25% of women(More)
Question: A 35-year-old black man with no past medical history presented to the emergency room with complaints of fever, abdominal pain, malaise, and vomiting, for a week. Physical examination was significant for a temperature of 103.2 F, pulse of 102 bpm, scleral icterus, and right upper quadrant tenderness to palpation. Laboratory work revealed aspartate(More)
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)-induced hypertriglyceridemia causing pancreatitis is an interesting phenomenon that has rarely been reported in literature. Plasmapharesis is a well known treatment modality for hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis. We report a patient with DKA-induced hypertriglyceridemic acute pancreatitis treated successfully with(More)
OBJECTIVES To improve patient colonoscopy bowel preparation with a newly developed simplified instruction sheet in a safety-net hospital system. METHODS Bowel preparation quality was compared in a retrospective chart review of 543 patients, 287 of whom received standard instructions (9th grade reading level) between November 2015 and February 2016, and(More)
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