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arrest associated with pulseless electrical activity (PEA) carries a poor prognosis unless a reversible cause is recognized and is treated promptly. Rapid initiation of advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) has become a routine practice in cardiopulmonary arrest and is performed according to American Heart Association guidelines. 1 PEA, a rhythm frequently(More)
of the prostate is the most frequently diagnosed visceral cancer in men in the United States. 1 Age, ethnicity, family history, and dietary fat intake are the most widely cited risk factors. 2 This cancer is known to spread via 3 mechanisms: (1) local extension, (2) extension through the lymphat-ic system, and (3) extension through the blood stream along(More)
OBJECTIVE Critically ill patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) pose additional challenges due to the existence of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of hemodynamic factors on the outcome. METHODS We reviewed the records of patients with a diagnosis of PH admitted to the intensive care unit. In(More)
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