Tejas A Patel

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BACKGROUND Docetaxel (T; Taxotere) with capecitabine (X) is active against metastatic breast cancer (MBC); bevacizumab (BV) has demonstrated efficacy with taxanes in the first-line setting. This study was conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of TX-BV in patients with MBC. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this single-arm, multicenter phase II study, patients(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of Prasugrel vs. Clopidogrel in the patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) by measuring inhibition of platelet aggregation after loading and maintenance dose of both the drugs. The patients were also assessed for safety of the(More)
BACKGROUND Catalytic iron (CI) mediates vascular injury by generating reactive oxygen species. We evaluated role of CI in predicting mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and studied association of contrast nephropathy with CI levels. METHODS We investigated 806 patients with ACS undergoing contrast exposure for a cardiac procedure who(More)
A patient who developed syncope due to carotid sinus syndrome is described. The patient was suffering from carcinoma of the pyriform fossa for the past one year and received radiotherapy in the region of the neck for the same. Demand pacing was ineffective in alleviating syncopal episodes. The patient responded to oral administration of an anticholinergic(More)
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