William R. Hand

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BACKGROUND Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) is becoming an increasingly frequent procedure. Pneumoperitoneum and steep trendelenburg positioning associated with this surgery may increase patient's risk for elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). We conducted a prospective observational trial using ultrasonographic analysis of optic(More)
A 48-year-old patient with hypertensive end-stage renal disease presented for cadaveric renal transplantation. On physical exam, a previously undocumented diastolic murmur was heard loudest at the left lower sternal border. The patient had a history of pericardial effusions and reported "a feeling of chest fullness" when lying flat. As such, a(More)
This unique and interesting case report involves a patient who recently underwent a combined liver and kidney transplant (due to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease) and subsequently suffered from episodes of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) secondary to the new liver graft compressing the right atrium and ventricle. After this was diagnosed, the(More)
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