Robin Kuriakose

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BACKGROUND Previous epidemiologic and genetic studies have suggested a link between Parkinson disease (PD), essential tremor (ET), and restless legs syndrome (RLS). METHODS We describe the clinical, PET, and pathologic characteristics of an extensive kindred from Arkansas with hereditary PD, ET, and RLS. The pedigree contains 138 individuals. Sixty-five(More)
Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide, accruing 7.4 million deaths in 2012. There has been a continued search for better cardioprotective modalities that would reduce myocardial ischemia–reperfusion injury. Among these attempts, a more convenient model of ischemic preconditioning, known as remote ischemic(More)
A 54-year-old male with history of anemia and rheumatoid arthritis presented with a three-month history of dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema. Patient was referred for a transthoracic echocardiogram that revealed a large right atrial mass with reduced ejection fraction of 40% and an incidental large liver mass. Subsequent cardiac MRI revealed a(More)
INTRODUCTION Medullary infarctions as consequence of vertebro-basilar strokes are frequent findings in clinical practice. Medulla oblongata, the lowest segment of the brainstem, is a dense anatomic structure with different conglomerate of nuclei, ascending and descending pathways within a very small area and tiny insults can present with expressive clinical(More)
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