Soloman Shah

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AIM The UK national bowel cancer awareness campaigns in 2012 were intended to improve survival of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) by raising public awareness and prompting symptomatic individuals to seek medical attention early. The aim of the present study was to compare the number of CRCs diagnosed, tumour stage at diagnosis, survival and number of(More)
A 28-year-old Hispanic man was brought to the hospital by emergency medical services after several hours of passing bright red blood per rectum. He complained of feeling dizzy and at the emergency center, he continued to pass a large amount of bright red blood per rectum. On admission his hemoglobin was 6.0g/dL. He had a similar episode of bleeding at age(More)
This report presents a case in which an angioplasty balloon catheter became entrapped within the lumen of a coronary artery after rupture during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). Prior to this report, balloon rupture had been considered a relatively benign occurrence. However, this case demonstrates that balloon rupture may lead to(More)
Esophagopericardial fistula is a rare complication of numerous benign, malignant, and traumatic conditions of the esophagus. Approximately 100 cases of fistulae between the esophagus and heart have been reported. We describe the second reported case of an esophagopericardial fistula secondary to a benign esophageal ulcer within Barrett's mucosa without(More)
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