Anthony Gomes

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Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines professionalism as “the conduct, aims and qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person.” Within the context of the physician professional, there is a serious but largely unwritten understanding, both within the profession and among the public at large, that physicians must hold(More)
Big data is a new technology wave that makes the world awash in data. Various organizations accumulate data that are difficult to exploit. Government databases, social media, healthcare databases etc. are the examples of the big data. Big data covers absorbing and analyzing huge amount of data that may have originated or processed outside of the(More)
BACKGROUND Rural citizens die more frequently because of trauma than their urban counterparts. Skill maintenance is a potential issue among rural surgeons because of infrequent exposure to severely injured patients. The primary goal was to evaluate the outcomes of multiple injuries patients who required a laparotomy after referral from level III trauma(More)
The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Background The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces monthly estimates of employment, earnings, and hours from a survey of approximately 400,000 business establishments. These estimates are fundamental inputs in(More)
We present the case of a 69-year-old woman with psychotic depression who suffered a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction at her first electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Her course of ECT was resumed 19 days later, and she was able to complete it without further problems. Her depression remitted fully. We report the details of her cardiac management(More)
BACKGROUND Although percutaneous left ventricular assist devices (pLVADs) facilitate mapping and ablation of hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia (VT), there is limited data whether clinical outcomes are improved. We sought to retrospectively compare the outcomes of patients undergoing scar-related VT ablation with and without pLVAD support. (More)
Objective-To verify the prognostic value of exercise induced ventricular arrhyth-mias in patients with chagasic cardiomy-opathy. Methods-69 consecutive patients (37 male, 32 female; age range 21-67 years) with chronic chagasic cardiomyopathy and ventricular arrhythmias (more than 10 ventricular premature complexes per hour) were evaluated during treadmill(More)
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