Varun R. Patel

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A 58-year-old male diabetic patient with severe left ventricular dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension successfully underwent coronary artery by pass grafting (CABG) and was extubated 48 hours after surgery. Patient had atrial fibrillation on 3rd post-operative day requiring loading dose of amiodarone followed by maintenance dose to control the(More)
BACKGROUND Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is an uncommon benign condition that is occasionally associated with subcutaneous emphysema and occasionally with pneumothorax, but is rarely associated with pneumorrhachis (air within the spinal epidural space). CASE REPORT We describe the case of a 20-year-old man and discuss a classification system of(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis can disguise itself in any form. Endobronchial tuberculosis usually presents in young adults. Endobronchial tumor-like presentation of tuberculosis (EBTB) is very rare and often mistaken as a malignancy. Diagnosis is usually delayed, as clinical and radiological features are non-specific. Direct implantation of tubercle bacilli into(More)
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