Karanbir Singh

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OBJECTIVES To determine the probability of drug continuation in a large cohort of methotrexate treated rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, the reasons for discontinuation of methotrexate, the overall survival of the members of this cohort, and the causes of death in these patients. METHODS Yearly follow up was conducted in methotrexate treated RA patients(More)
The appearance of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) after blood transfusion is rare and has only been reported in three patients to our knowledge. We report a fourth patient with PRES secondary to blood transfusion. A 36-year-old woman with a history of menorrhagia presented to the emergency department with severe fatigue. She had a(More)
Intracranial neoplasm (IN) are currently considered as a contraindication for intravenous (IV) thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients due to a hypothetical potential increase in the risk of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) and based on expert opinions (1). An 83-year-old woman developed sudden onset right-sided hemiparesis and aphasia. She(More)
BACKGROUND Intracranial aneurysms are currently considered as contraindication for intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke, very likely due to a possible increase in the risk of bleeding from aneurysm rupture; however, there is limited data available on whether intravenous thrombolysis is safe for acute ischemic stroke patients with pre-existing(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Spinal cord disorders are common and can be caused by a myriad of pathologies. Confidently interpreting spine imaging studies is an essential skill for neurologists as many spinal cord disorders can produce significant disability if not diagnosed and treated correctly. RECENT FINDINGS Advances in imaging have revolutionized the care of(More)
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