Shailja V Parikh

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BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated that patients with COPD are at higher risk for death after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), but other clinical outcomes and possible associations with adverse events have not been described. METHODS Using waves 1 through 5 (1999-2006) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Dynamic Registry,(More)
Propofol is a nonbarbiturate anesthetic induction agent known to have anti-convulsant properties. When used as an anesthetic for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), it can reduce seizure duration to a significant degree, which may not be fully appreciated. A case is presented in which propofol caused a 63.1% reduction in mean seizure duration compared with(More)
The wide variety of anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents available for clinical use has made choosing the optimal antithrombotic regimen for patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention a complex task. While there is no single best regimen, from a risk-benefit ratio standpoint, particular regimens may be considered(More)
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