Carrie K Gomez

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Intrathoracic carotid artery bifurcation is a very rare condition and only six cases have been reported to the best of our knowledge. We present a case of a 52-year-old man who was found to have an atretic intrathoracic internal carotid originating at the T3 level. The recognition of an intrathoracic carotid bifurcation is essential in the planning of(More)
INTRODUCTION Liposarcoma complicating neurofibromatosis is very rare. Only a few cases have been described until now. We present a case of recurrent dedifferentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1). CASE PRESENTATION A 47-year-old Caucasian woman with NF-1 presented to the hospital initially complaining of(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to identify early computed tomography findings around the driveline which would predict mediastinal or left ventricular assist device (LVAD) pocket abscess formation. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on 128 LVAD recipients between January 2007 and December 2011. Infectious complications(More)
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