Chetan Vedvyas

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Endonuclease G is a mitochondrial protein implicated in DNA fragmentation during apoptosis in cell types ranging from fungi to mammals. Features of programmed cell death have been reported in a number of single-celled organisms, including the human trypanosomatid parasites Leishmania and Trypanosoma. However, the protozoan cell death pathways and the(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with acute liver failure (ALF) have high mortality and frequently require liver transplantation (LT); few reliable prognostic markers are available. Levels of M30, a cleavage product of cytokeratin-18 caspase, are significantly increased in serum samples from patients with ALF who die or undergo LT. We developed a prognostic index(More)
BACKGROUND Recent reports have indicated secondary intention (SI) healing utilization for Mohs surgical defects beyond conventionally accepted indications. OBJECTIVE To characterize potentially more expansive guidelines for when SI healing is indicated or appropriate in dermatologic surgery. METHODS A survey study was e-mailed to the American College of(More)
We report the case of a 30-year-old woman with a three-year history of papules, nodules, and multiple ulcers of the left lower extremity. A skin biopsy specimen showed dermal fibrosis and patchy granulomatous inflammation in the upper-to-mid dermis that was associated with a perivascular, lymphohistiocytic infiltrate along with granulomas and necrosis in(More)
We report the case of a 44-year-old woman with a one-year history of en coup de sabre morphea and progressive hemifacial atrophy with ipsilateral hemifacial neuralgia, migraine, and contralateral neurologic abnormalities. While rare, Parry-Romberg syndrome typically presents in the first or second decade of life; this patient's case is unusual in that the(More)
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