Sahil Mehta

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PURPOSE To determine the cumulative incidence and annual incidence of intraocular hemorrhage (subretinal hemorrhage or vitreous hemorrhage) in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and association with daily antiplatelet or anticoagulant (AP/AC) medication usage (aspirin, clopidogrel, and warfarin), age, gender, hypertension,(More)
A novel method of identifying boundaries of wireless sensor networks deployed on 2D and 3D surfaces is presented. It does not require costly, error prone localization algorithms or physical locations of nodes. Instead, a Virtual Coordinate System (VCS) is used in which each node is characterized by the hop- distances to a set of randomly selected nodes(More)
Polymer drug conjugates play an important role in the delivery of drugs. In the polymeric drug conjugates, the bioactive agent is combined covalently with polymer to achieve the efficient delivery of bioactive agents in the required or specific period of time along with the enhancement of permeability and retention time. A large number of biodegradable(More)
DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM With the recent introduction of the new accreditation system for graduate medical education, the integration of trainees into institutional efforts related to patient safety and quality improvement has become important. As part of the Clinical Learning Environment Review process, site visitors specifically focus on how(More)
To evaluate the rate of post-procedure emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions following outpatient non-vascular image-guided interventions performed under moderate sedation and to identify common and preventable causes of emergency department visits and hospital admissions. Institutional review board approval was acquired for this(More)
Cerebrovascular complications related to cocaine abuse are reaching epidemic proportions. Contemporary treatments for acute stroke have made it essential to gather all possible diagnostic information before proceeding with intervention. We describe a cocaine abuser who presented with acute right sided neurological deficits and deteriorating mental status.(More)
To cite: VY V, Kesav P, Mehta S, et al. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2013008862 DESCRIPTION A 24-year-old lady, recently married, was brought to our hospital by her husband when he incidentally noticed a tuft of hair in her lower back which he considered as a bad omen after consulting a rural Indian faith(More)
We analysed delay in diagnosis (DID) and disease severity in patients with vertebral tuberculosis (TB) in India. We interviewed 228 patients with vertebral TB and reviewed their diagnostic magnetic resonance images (MRIs). We examined patient characteristics at the time of presentation and associations between socioeconomic background, access to care, DID(More)