Yash Jobanputra

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BACKGROUND Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has become the procedure of choice for inoperable, high-risk, and many intermediate-risk patients with aortic stenosis. Conduction abnormalities are a common finding after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and often result in permanent pacemaker (PPM) implantation. Data pertaining to the clinical impact(More)
INTRODUCTION Stroke is a devastating, potential complication of any cardiovascular procedure including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). Even clinically silent lesions as detected by magnetic resonance imaging have been associated with poor long-term cognitive outcomes. As a result, extensive efforts have been focused on developing stroke(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of coronary artery disease (CAD) on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is understudied. Literature on the prognostic role of CAD in the survival of patients undergoing TAVR shows conflicting results. This meta-analysis aims to investigate how CAD impacts patient survival following TAVR. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE Acute pancreatitis is a common inpatient diagnosis among gastrointestinal disorders. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of inpatient admissions, costs, and mortality rates associated with acute pancreatitis in the United States. METHODS We analyzed the National Inpatient Sample for all patients in which acute pancreatitis(More)
AIM To use a national database of United States hospitals to evaluate the incidence and costs of hospital admissions associated with gastroparesis. METHODS We analyzed the National Inpatient Sample Database (NIS) for all patients in whom gastroparesis (ICD-9 code: 536.3) was the principal discharge diagnosis during the period, 1997-2013. The NIS is the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare but devastating malignancy associated with a poor prognosis and a high mortality rate. With the recent advances in detection and treatment, it is unclear if the incidence and outcomes of cholangiocarcinoma are improving in the United States. The aim of this study was to evaluate the trends in the incidence,(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Acute cholecystitis is a fairly common inpatient diagnosis among the gastrointestinal disorders. The aim of this study was to use a national database of US hospitals to evaluate the incidence and costs of hospital admissions associated with acute cholecystitis. METHOD We analyzed the National Inpatient Sample Database (NIS) for all(More)
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