Krishna Teja

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The traditional technique for endotracheal suctioning of intubated neonates consists of inserting a catheter until resistance is met, withdrawing slightly, and applying suction. The extent of tissue damage caused by the traditional (deep) technique v that caused by an alternative shallow technique was studied with an animal model. Six 3-week-old rabbits(More)
Following an acute spontaneous hypertensive crisis and shock a patient with pheochromocytoma was found to have an exceedingly high catecholamine excretion rate. After this episode, the patient remained normotensive and urinary excretion of catecholamines returned to normal. During surgery, a large pheochromocytoma was found and removed that showed avascualr(More)
Liquefaction necrosis of mitral annular calcification occurs in 3% of autopsied cases. The liquified material can spread intramurally in various directions creating suspicious appearing mass lesions on chest x-ray or echocardiography. An incidential finding of an echogenic left atrial calcified mass in a 57-year-old woman was suspected to be an intracardiac(More)
All agents used for myocardial contrast echocardiography to date produce adverse hemodynamic effects and alter coronary blood flow. It was hypothesized that because 5% human albumin, when sonicated for use as a contrast agent, is neither hyperosmolar nor a calcium chelator, it would not have significant effects on coronary blood flow, left ventricular(More)
Chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudoobstruction (CIIP) is a disorder of alimentary tract motility with onset of symptoms in adolescence or young adulthood, characterized by recurring attacks of abdominal pain, distention, vomiting, and constipation often leading to malnutrition and death. Starting with an adolescent patient, treated for a succession of(More)