Balkrishnaman K Singh

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The objective of this study was to determine a safe and effective dose of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) to mobilize hematopoietic stem cells in patients with advanced heart failure and to determine its effects on the cytokine profile. Patients with advanced heart failure (n = 6) and implantable defibrillators in situ were administered G-CSF(More)
A 70-year-old woman was found to have an intermittent left bundle branch block. When her electrocardiogram showed normal conduction, T-wave inversions in leads V1-V3 appeared. These alterations suggested an anteroseptal infarction. However, the patient was asymptomatic, and the serum enzymes, technetium 99m pyrophosphate scan, and the thalium 201 scan were(More)
Anorexia nervosa is a disorder characterized by excessive dieting, a morbid fear of becoming obese, a distorted body image and amenorrhea in women. The condition is seen chiefly in girls and young women but also occurs in men. Death in anorexia nervosa may be sudden, and the mortality rate is the highest of any psychiatric disease. Despite investigations of(More)
Ebstein's anomaly is a common congenital abnormality in the Wolff-Parkinson white syndrome (WPW). The term WPW is applied to patients with both preexcitation on ECG and paroxysmal tachycardias. In this case review, we describe a female with a history of intermittent palpitations who presented in the postpartum period with WPW. Subsequent testing revealed an(More)