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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Pheochromocytoma: A Rare Etiology of Hypertension in the Pediatric Population

Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the adrenal medulla. Most are sporadic but they can also be found in the context of a hereditary syndrome. The symptoms are usually associated with the release of catecholamines such as epinephrine and norepinephrine.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Women’s & Children’s Health27

Abstract | April 5, 2022

“Healthy Heart” An initiative to change the face of Cardiovascular Disease in Nepal

Non-communicable, progressive diseases are often underdiagnosed but have potentially disastrous consequences on quality of life and workforce productivity. Hypertension, in particular, has taken precedence in research studies in Nepal in an effort to understand its prevalence, impact, and control.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7

Abstract | November 12, 2020

Pheochromocytoma, a Mimicker of Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy, A Case Report

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Obstetrics and Gynecology9 Women’s & Children’s Health27 Pregnancy3

Abstract | November 6, 2020

Improving Hypertension and Diabetes mellitus control by a multidisciplinary approach at BHCC

Hypertension and Diabetes mellitus are two chronic diseases that have a tremendous healthcare impact associated to social determinants. Diabetes mellitus affects at least 34 million Americans in 2020, according to the National Diabetes Statistics Report of 2020 and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 2018.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism12 Hypertension1 Diabetes Mellitus2

Abstract | November 6, 2020

An Unfortunate Case of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after Transradial Cardiac Catheterization: A Case Report

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a rare debilitating condition, of a neurological nature, affecting commonly the distal extremities bypassing dermatomal distributions. CRPS is characterized by pain out of proportion of the affected area with associated swelling, decreased range of motion (ROM), vasomotor involvement, and skin involvement, muscle wasting, and contractures.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7

Abstract | November 6, 2020

Lambl’s excrescences: An Uncommon Source of Emboli

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7

Abstract | October 29, 2020

Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery Presenting in an Adult with Heart Failure

Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly, occurring in 1 in 300,000 live births. This condition will commonly lead to ischemia and heart failure and without intervention, results in a 90% mortality rate within the first year of life.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease7 Pulmonary Disease6
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