Ritu Patel

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BACKGROUND The management of intestinal failure has evolved dramatically over the last 2 decades. In addition, improved management of patients requiring parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease is creating a paradigm shift in both intestinal failure management and in the evolving indications for intestinal transplantation. OBJECTIVES We conducted an(More)
In neutropenic patients receiving quinolone prophylaxis, bacteremia with viridans group streptococci resistant to quinolones is a known complication. The frequency of occurrence of quinolone-resistant organisms colonizing the oropharynx during antibacterial prophylaxis with a quinolone is not well defined. In 48 patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell(More)
The clinical presentation of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is often atypical delaying diagnosis and treatment. A number of drugs have been implicated in the development of TTP, including cyclosporine, tacrolimus, clopidogrel, and quinine. To our knowledge, only three cases of cephalosporin-induced TTP have been described, with two of these cases(More)
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