Zeshan A Rana

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Pituitary apoplexy occurs after infarction of a non-neoplastic pituitary or sudden expansion of an adenoma following haemorrhage or infarction. It usually occurs spontaneously but can follow a number of causes including pituitary stimulation tests. Since this complication is potentially life-threatening, the benefits of subjecting patients who might have(More)
A 70-year-old patient presented with melena, dyspnea, and generalized weakness. An endoscopy revealed a deep ulcer with a pulsatile clot in the intrathoracic gastric tube that had been previously constructed for esophageal replacement. Shortly thereafter, the patient died of exsanguination secondary to a fistula between the stomach and the right ventricle.(More)
Lipomas in the thorax are very rare. Most such lesions are asymptomatic and discovered by accident on a chest radiograph. However, radiographic features are non-specific and can mimic malignancy. We describe the case of an 82-year-old woman whose history and chest radiograph suggest a malignant lung tumour. A computed tomography scan of the chest eventually(More)
Traditionally, brachial and common femoral arteries have served as access sites of choice, with many operators recently converting to radial artery access for coronary angiography and percutaneous intervention due to literature suggesting reduced bleeding risk, better patient outcomes, and lower hospital-associated costs. However, radial access has(More)
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