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OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors and clinical profile of the patients presenting with acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). METHODS This prospective observational study was carried out from April to September 2005. The 300 consecutive patients presenting with typical electrocardiographic changes of acute ST elevation myocardial infarction to… (More)
This case report describes pulmonary embolism in a patient as a complication of extended stay at high altitude. He also had increased plasma homocysteine levels. Hypercoagulability at high altitude along with hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for arterial and venous thrombosis.
Glue embolisation is a rare happening and many clinicians who evaluate patients for post sclerotherapy problems may be unaware of this complication. We present a case of pulmonary embolism in a patient of cirrhosis liver secondary to gastric variceal sclerotherapy with N-Butyl-2-cyanoacrylate and lipoidol solution. This is also called glue embolism.
Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is an autosomal recessive inherited platelet function defect. Though, quantitatively normal, the aggregation ability of platelets is reduced leading to bleeding episodes requiring transfusion of platelet concentrates. We describe a case of 13-year-old girl who had recurrent episodes of epistaxis since birth and was managed with… (More)