Megha Goyal
San Joaquin General Hospital
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#1Dinesh Vyas (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
#2Josiah Chang (California Northstate University College of Pharmacy)H-Index: 1
Last. Soujanya Sodovarapu (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
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Background: Colonoscopy screenings are the most valuable tool in preventing colorectal mortalities. The traditional technique uses air-insufflation, but water-infusion is a newer colonoscopy technique which is rapidly becoming standard of care, as it may decrease patient discomfort and the need for analgesics and anesthetics. Research is still ongoing as to the comparability of detection rates between the two techniques. The purpose of this study was to determine if training residents in underwa...
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#1Soujanya Sodavarapu (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
#2Kate Hatter (St. George's University)
Last. Dinesh Vyas (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
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e19029Background: California has the most immigrants of any state in the U.S., with approximately a quarter of the residents being foreign-born. The impact of migration on breast cancer incidences ...
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#1Soujanya Sodavarapu (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
#2Gurinder S Ghotra (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
Last. Amandeep Singh Gill (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 2
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Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a chronic multisystem immune-mediated disease. Histologically, it presents as infiltration with IgG4-secreting plasma cells affecting many organs such as the pancreas, lacrimal glands, salivary glands, kidneys, and arteries, resulting in chronic fibrosis and scarring within the tissue which over time forms into a mass. It is a slow-growing process that usually remains indolent until it causes a mass effect or tissue infiltration. Our patient was fou...
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#1Soujanya Sodavarapu (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
Last. Megha Goyal (San Joaquin General Hospital)H-Index: 1
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We present a rare case of cerebral venous thrombosis in a patient with heterozygous mutation of the prothrombin G20210A gene. A 24-year-old Caucasian male complained of sudden onset diplopia due to bilateral abducens palsy and throbbing headache with pulsatile tinnitus. Computed tomography revealed extensive thrombus in the right sigmoid sinus, right transverse sinus, and the superior sagittal sinus. Except for the prothrombin mutation, no other predisposing risk factors were found. The patient ...
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