Alan T. Pan

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BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) patients exhibit depression and executive function impairments that contribute to HF mortality. Using specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis procedures, brain changes appear in areas regulating these functions (mammillary bodies, hippocampi, and frontal cortex). However, specialized MRI procedures are not part of(More)
The development of antibiotic resistance is associated with high morbidity and mortality, particularly in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. We evaluated the effect of an antibiotic rotation programme on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) caused by antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. We conducted a 2-year before-and-after(More)
  • Alan Pan
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • 2017
screening study. Furthermore, FRS does not include diabetes, obesity, red meat or saturated fat intake, or family history of colorectal cancer, all of which are relevant for the assessment of colorectal cancer risk. In conclusion, we report an association of CVR factors and colorectal neoplasms. In this screening cohort without gastrointestinal symptoms,(More)
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