Aslan Ghandforoush

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Acute liver failure (ALF) is characterized by sudden liver injury without underlying chronic liver disease. Excluding underlying cirrhosis in these patients is often difficult and liver biopsy may be impractical. We review the imaging appearance of acute hepatic failure in patients who underwent transplant and correlate these findings with clinical,(More)
Patent foramen ovale is increasingly diagnosed in patients who are undergoing clinical study for cryptogenic stroke or migraine. In addition, patent foramen ovale is often suspected as a cause of paradoxical embolism in patients who present with arterial thromboembolism. The femoral venous approach to closure has been the mainstay. When the femoral approach(More)
Thoracic pseudoaneurysms are a rare variety of aortic disorders that are potentially fatal. Traditionally, these are treated surgically. False aneurysms are usually a late complication of a previous surgical procedure. Surgical management is often complicated by poor outcomes with high morbidity and mortality. We report a patient with recurrence of an(More)
Stress-induced cardiomyopathy, known as Takotsubo, is an increasingly recognized syndrome, characterized by transient apical or midventricular dysfunction, which mimics myocardial infarction in the absence of significant coronary artery disease, and is thought to be due to transient catecholamine overload. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is a novel(More)
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