Bacteremia is a severe and sometimes fatal complication following endoscopic retrograde cholagiopancreatography (ERCP). Several bacteria have been implicated, with Enterobacteriaceae being the most common. We report a case of post-ERCP multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia.
Recurrent deep venous thrombosis, involving bilateral upper extremities, is an extremely rare phenomenon. We are presenting a 43-year-old man who was diagnosed with left upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) and was treated with anticoagulation and surgical decompression in 2004. 9 years later, he presented with right arm swelling and was diagnosed… (More)
Designing efficient key management schemes have been a long standing challenge in the literature of secure Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Due to constraint in resources of the basic building blocks (nodes) of such networks, one opts for Key Predistribution Schemes (KPS) to preload and later establish the low cost symmetric cryptographic keys in the nodes.… (More)