Khyati C Patel

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FK506 binding proteins (FKBPs), also called immunophilins, are prolyl-isomerases (PPIases) that participate in a wide variety of cellular functions including hormone signaling and protein folding. Recent studies indicate that proteins that contain PPIase activity can also alter the processing of Alzheimer's Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP). Originally(More)
Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HSP) is characterized by the triad of advanced liver disease, arterial hypoxemia, and intrapulmonary vascular dilatation. Most cases of HSP are associated with cirrhotic portal hypertension; however, it has also been reported in acute liver failure patients. An estimated prevalence of HPS in patients with chronic liver disease is(More)
Report of a Case | A 53-year-old man from Somalia with a history of hypertension presented with multiple asymptomatic bumps on his face that appeared progressively over time. He denied having a personal or family history of similar lesions, renalcell carcinoma,spontaneouspneumothorax,orotherpulmonarydisease. Physical examination revealeddiffuse(More)
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