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BACKGROUND To investigate differences in outcome of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) based on institution of do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order within first 24 h of admission. METHODS A prospective registry of patients presenting with ICH from Jan 2006 to Dec 2008 was created. Patients with and without DNR orders instituted within 24 h of(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Prediction of hemorrhagic transformation in acute ischemic stroke could help determine treatment and prognostication. With increasing numbers of patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing multimodal CT imaging, we examined whether CT perfusion could predict hemorrhagic transformation in acute ischemic stroke. MATERIALS AND(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patients with symptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion constitute a small proportion of stroke/transient ischaemic attack patients who are at increased risk of early stroke recurrence and poor outcome. The optimal medical treatment for patients with symptomatic ICA occlusion who are ineligible for thrombolysis or(More)
Most bariatric procedures are now performed laparoscopically. Here, we describe a case of incidental oesophageal leiomyoma found during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB). To our knowledge, this is the first such case reported. Our patient was admitted for an elective LRYGB. She had no upper gastrointestinal symptoms, and therefore did not(More)
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