Ramsey G. Powell

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Two new cases plus 13 previously reported cases of Menetrier's disease in childhood are reviewed. The most common features of this illness are severe upper gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hematemesis) followed by the onset of generalized edema and ascites. Significant laboratory findings include hypoalbuminemia, eosinophilia,(More)
A 79-year-old man who was in normal sinus rhythm with a palpable pulse was inappropriately shocked twice by a fully automated external defibrillator. The second shock resulted in ventricular tachycardia. The device then countershocked a third time, restoring normal sinus rhythm. The problem occurred primarily because the rescuers did not follow the device's(More)
Surgical aortic valve replacement with a stented prosthesis has been the standard of care procedure for aortic stenosis. The Perceval (LivaNova, London, United Kingdom) is a sutureless aortic valve bioprosthesis currently implanted in more than 20,000 patients. The purpose of this article was to review the literature available after 9 years of clinical(More)
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