Ghideon Ezaz

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BACKGROUND Adjuvant trastuzumab improves survival for women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer, but increases risk for heart failure (HF) and cardiomyopathy (CM). However, clinical trials may underestimate HF/CM risk because they enroll younger subjects with fewer cardiac risk factors. We sought to develop a clinical risk(More)
GOALS To estimate the effect of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), and compare these outcomes to patients with CMV without UC. BACKGROUND The impact of CMV infection in UC is not well understood. STUDY We analyzed records from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) of patients with UC and CMV between 2006 and 2012.(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Balloon tamponade (BT) can bridge patients to salvage therapy for uncontrollable acute variceal haemorrhage (AVH). However, data are limited regarding the reasons for, rate of and outcomes associated with Balloon tamponade use. METHODS First, we performed an single-centre cohort study of all patients (N = 139) with oesophageal acute(More)
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