Karan Srivastava

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In the field of anesthesiology, there is wide debate on discontinuing angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) therapy the day of noncardiac surgery. Although there have been many studies attributing perioperative hypotension to same-day ACEI and ARB use, there are many additional variables that play a role in(More)
Venous thromboembolic event after traumatic brain injury represents a unique clinical challenge. Physicians must balance appropriate timing of chemoprophylaxis with risk of increased cerebral hemorrhage. Despite an increase in the literature since the 1990s, there are clear disparities in treatment strategies. This review discusses the prominent studies and(More)
BACKGROUND Sirolimus (SIR) has been shown to stabilize the lung function in lung transplant recipients with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS). However, there is no long-term data on the prophylactic use of SIR in lung transplant recipients. This retrospective study examines the effects of SIR in the prevention of BOS. METHODS From 1999 to 2009, 24(More)
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