David Igoe

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BACKGROUND As minimally invasive cardiac and vascular procedures are on the rise, the incidence of iatrogenic acute aortic dissection (IAAD) will increase. Cardiovascular professionals should be aware about the risk factors, means of prevention and best management options for IAAD in the perioperative setting. CASE PRESENTATION We present the successful(More)
This study was undertaken to examine the performance of the overnight dexamethasone test, i.e., plasma cortisol level at 8-9 AM following dexamethasone 1 mg by mouth at midnight, in screening for Cushing's syndrome. The participants included 19 patients with Cushing's syndrome (17 with Cushing's disease, 1 with adrenal carcinoma, and 1 with ectopic ACTH(More)
Nine children with the early-onset variant of benign childhood epilepsy with occipital paroxysms had protracted, cerebral insult-like, ictal episodes of impairment of consciousness, vomiting, tonic deviation of the eyes and hemi-convulsions or generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Long term follow-up indicates that this is an entirely benign epileptic(More)
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