Shahpour Shah

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We present the findings of clean intermittent self-catheterisation (CISC) as a long term method of bladder management for 36 quadriplegic spinal cord injured patients, primarily at C6/C7 level, who were taught CISC between 1983 and 1987. Success in CISC was assessed by a mail survey, a telephone interview, and current sterile urine status. Twenty nine (81%)(More)
Background: The aim of our research was to study the characteristics of anthracotic bronchitis in patients undergoing bronchoscopy in Massih Daneshvari Hospital. All patients that showed anthracotic changes, edema, and/or bronchial stricture on bronchoscopy were studied and included. Materials and Methods: Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) was obtained from all(More)
INTRODUCTION Cardiac surgery involves cardiopulmonary bypass during which the core temperature is generally lowered to hypothermic levels. Patients presenting for cardiac surgery are sometimes reported to have cold or warm autoantibodies at the time of blood screening. It is known that cold agglutinins may cause potentially life-threatening haemolysis,(More)
A 76 year old gentleman was scheduled for elective cardiac surgery for the repair of sinus of Valsalva (SV) aneurysm. The relevant clinical history revealed a New York Heart Association (NYHA) grade 2 dyspnoea and minimal chest discomfort. Additional comorbidities comprised of controlled Type II diabetes mellitus, mild renal impairment, childhood history of(More)
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