Krystal Garcia

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The cancer chemotherapeutic agent Taxol (paclitaxel) causes a dose-related peripheral neuropathy in humans. We produced a dose-dependent large-fiber sensory neuropathy, without detrimental effects on general health, in mature rats by using two intravenous injections 3 days apart. Tests of other dosing schedules demonstrated the dependence of the severity of(More)
A 68-year-old male with a history of prostate cancer presented with a two-day history of fever and left flank pain. Vital signs included a temperature of 39.4 degrees Celsius with 93% oxygen saturation and heart rate of 112 beats per minute. An upright chest radiograph showed concern for free intraperitoneal air (Figure) with a white blood cell count of(More)
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