Caroline K Hu

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NKT cells have been described as innate regulatory cells because of their rapid response to conserved glycolipids presented on CD1d via their invariant TCR. However, little is known about the contribution of the hepatic NKT cell to the development of a local and/or systemic immune response to acute septic challenge (cecal ligation and puncture (CLP)). We(More)
The association between acquired aplastic anemia (AA) and hepatitis/acute liver failure has been well characterized as AA temporally after the presentation of acute hepatitis. In this case series we report 2 cases of patients who present with AA occurring simultaneously with the development of acute liver failure. This is among only a few reported cases(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate postradiation regional heart perfusion changes with single photon emission tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging in 69 patients treated with tangential photon beams radiation therapy (RT) for left-sided breast cancer. To correlate SPECT changes with percent irradiated left ventricle (LV) volume and risk factors for coronary(More)
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