Sarvesh Logsetty

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OBJECTIVE Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is significantly and positively associated with several physical conditions. We aimed to examine whether the nature and number of trauma(s) experienced may be related to physical conditions using a population-based sample. METHODS Data came from Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of subcutaneous injection of burn wounds and skin graft donor sites with an adrenaline-saline solution to reduce blood loss during burn surgery. This retrospective study reviewed the requirements of blood products in 30 randomly selected adult patients with more than 10% body area burned, who had at least(More)
OBJECTIVE Hemorrhage from extremity wounds is the leading cause of preventable death on the battlefield. Tourniquets have been identified as the most reasonable option for controlling life threatening extremity hemorrhage in the tactical phase of an operation. The purpose of this trial was to determine which tourniquet systems are effective under simulated(More)
BACKGROUND Trauma is a leading cause of morbidity, potential years of life lost and health care expenditure in Canada and around the world. Trauma systems have been established across North America to provide comprehensive injury care and to lead injury control efforts. We sought to describe the current status of trauma systems in Canada and Canadians'(More)
Rituximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody directed against CD20 of B cells, has been reported to be effective in the treatment of B-cell lymphomas and malignant and nonmalignant plasma cell-dependent diseases. We describe a 30-year-old woman with refractory pemphigus vulgaris who experienced a partial remission after treatment with rituximab.
In the present report, the first reported case of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated enterocolic fistula in an HIV/AIDS patient is described. CMV colitis is the second most common presentation of CMV infection in immunocompromised patients. CMV-associated enteric fistulae are an exceedingly rare complication, with only four previous cases described: a(More)
In June 2011 the Canadian National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products sponsored an international consensus conference on transfusion and trauma. A panel of 10 experts and two external advisors reviewed the current medical literature and information presented at the conference by invited international speakers and attendees. The Consensus Panel(More)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, remains a serious cause of infection and septic mortality in burn patients, particularly when nosocomially acquired. A prototypic burn patient who developed serious nosocomially acquired Pseudomonas infection is described as an index case which initiated investigations and measures taken to identify the source of the infection. The(More)
To examine functional limitations, recovery rates, and association with Injury Severity Scores (ISSs), we followed 92 children with severe trauma and 59 control subjects with appendicitis at 6 months and 1 year after discharge. Physical health status was assessed by the Rand Health Insurance Study instrument. Overall, 73% and 55% of trauma patients had one(More)
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a life-threatening infectious disease whose incidence has been on the rise. Commonly a consequence of group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus infection, it results in high levels of morbidity and mortality. Diagnosis is difficult and treatment involves emergent surgical intervention and antibiotic therapy. The aim of this study is(More)