Ankur Bharija

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OBJECTIVE To determine the agreement between arterial and venous samples in a pathologically diverse patient population presenting at an emergency department (ED) with a view to obviating the need for arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis in initial ED evaluation. METHODS Prospective study of 95 patients (69 males, 26 females, mean (SD) age 52 (1.6) years)(More)
BACKGROUND An accurate, early diagnosis and treatment of adenomatous polyp can curtail progression to colorectal cancer. F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (F-18 FDG PET) reveals the biochemical changes associated with the development of many cancers which precede the appearance of gross anatomical changes that may be visualized during(More)
FDG-PET/CT is a widely established imaging modality for staging, restaging and monitoring therapy response in lymphoma patients. Progressive transformation of germinal centres (PTGC) is a benign condition presenting characteristically as asymptomatic lymphadenopathy. This paper presents a case of a 53-year-old man with a history of Hodgkin's disease (HD)(More)
We detail the history and evaluation of a 68-year-old man who had head-to-toe PET/CT scanning that showed a focal area of increased FDG uptake in the left medial foot. This was thought to be recurrence of his melanoma. The patient was asymptomatic. He had a history of malignant melanoma of the right ear, which was removed in 2001. On biopsy, the foot lesion(More)
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