Jessica Albanese

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An increased incidence of thromboembolic events has been associated with nonionic contrast media. Although it has been demonstrated that nonionic contrast media cause significant platelet activation in vitro, there is no reported evidence of contrast-induced platelet activation in vivo. This study investigated the effect of a nonionic contrast agent,(More)
Placement of intracoronary stents now comprises a significant number of the percutaneous coronary revascularization procedures being performed in high-volume interventional laboratories in the United States. Stents have become popular because of the reliable acute results, and decreased restenosis. The most common stent currently in use in the United States(More)
OBJECTIVE To present an unusual case of spontaneous pneumomediastinum subsequent to recreational amphetamine use. CASE REPORT A young African American adult male was admitted to internal medicine service for treatment of rhabdomyolysis secondary to methamphetamine use. On admission, he was complaining of chest pain in addition to nausea and generalized(More)
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