Deepa R Halaharvi

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to review the management of lower extremity arterial injuries to determine incidence, assess the current management strategy, and evaluate hospital outcome. METHODS This was a retrospective review, including trauma database query, and medical records review set in an urban level I trauma center. Sixty-five patients(More)
symptoms are acute pain, discomfort or extreme tenderness along the region of the thrombosed vein. However, classical features may not be present as in this patient, thus the importance of keep in mind the diagnosis. Usually there is no obvious cause, but often there is an association with recent trauma/surgery, biopsy, extensive physical activity or(More)
In this study we demonstrate that ultrasound (US)-guided injection of thrombin is a safe and effective way to treat iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms as a new treatment modality at a 650-bed urban community hospital. We included retrospective chart review of patients who were treated for iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms from January 2004 to June 2010 at a single(More)
Cases of bilateral inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) are extremely rare. Our search criteria only found one other record of metachronous bilateral IBC (1). We present the case of a patient who was treated for IBC with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, modified radical mastectomy (MRM), and whole breast radiation. Less than 1 year later, the patient had a recurrence(More)
19 Background: The Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Assay is a multigene assay which quantifies risk of distant recurrence at 10 years and predicts benefit of chemotherapy in women with stage I/II, lymph node negative, estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. This retrospective study examines utilization of Oncotype DX for appropriate patients in a community(More)
BACKGROUND Genetic testing results influence treatment recommendations in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. However, at-risk patients do not uniformly undergo genetic testing. The goal of this study was to identify barriers to genetic testing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. METHODS A prospective database of newly diagnosed breast cancer(More)
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