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Partial seizures of temporal origin can be associated with clinically significant tachycardia or bradycardia. Ictal bradycardia and asystole has been implicated in the etiology of sudden unexpected death in epileptic patients (SUDEP). Although symptomatic ictal bradycardia has been relatively well described in the literature; information on asymptomatic… (More)
Wilsonian crisis is fatal unless copper removal is initiated early and liver transplantation is performed for patients that fulfill criteria for a poor outcome. We report a patient presenting with severe hemolysis and impending acute liver failure that made a rapid recovery with prompt initiation of plasmapheresis and chelation therapy. Rapid copper removal… (More)
Alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare soft tissue tumour found in young adults that usually arises in skeletal muscle and occurs most frequently in the lower limbs. Radiological and pathological findings of ASPS in a 34-year-old man who presented with increasing shortness of breath over a period of four to six weeks with peripheral blood eosinophilia,… (More)
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Many genetic and environmental risk factors including atherogenic dyslipidemia contribute towards the development of CAD. Functionally relevant mutations in the dyslipidemia-related genes and enzymes involved in the reverse cholesterol transport system are associated with… (More)
Congenitally absent right coronary artery is an extremely rare anomaly. We present the case of a young male who was incidentally found to have no right coronary artery.
Giant coronary artery fistula is rare. We describe the diagnostic work-up and surgical management of a 55-year-old woman who presented with congestive heart failure caused by a giant coronary artery fistula from the left circumflex artery to the coronary sinus.
BACKGROUND Trans-radial coronary artery catheterization is gaining popularity, heparin has been proven to reduce the rate of radial artery occlusion, intra-venous or intra-arterial heparin have no effect on the radial artery occlusion, we investigate the effect of route of heparin administration on different procedure related parameters. METHODS We… (More)