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“You’re Going To Stop My Heart?!”

Cardiac arrest is one of the most feared complications in medicine as it tends to usually precede death despite appropriate interventions. However, a controlled cardiac arrest is routinely utilized as part of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) to…
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Podcast Interview With School Acceptance!

Roughly two months ago, I had the privilege of sitting down with Surviving Medicine (a podcast hosted by School Acceptance) to discuss several topics ranging from issues in perioperative and critical care to my journey in medicine. Be sure…
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What Is An Impella?

Impella® is a percutaneous axial heart pump placed retrograde across the aortic valve into the left ventricle (LV) utilizing fluoroscopy +/- echocardiography. Its indications include high risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI,…
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Anker PowerCore+ 20100 USB-C

I always thought it was easier to carry around one AC adapter compatible with all of one's devices (ie, USB type C) and charge devices at work, at home, or in a coffee shop rather than carrying around a battery pack AND extra cables. Then I…
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Google Pixel 2

I had the Google Pixel XL 2 for a few weeks but chose to give that to my brother in lieu of purchasing the Google Pixel 2, an upgrade from the original Pixel. The best part about Google's flagship phones is that they maintain the high-end…
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Boston’s First Snow 2017

Having lived in Texas for my entire life, snow was hard to come by. Our version of snow started in the sky and became water when it made contact with the ground. Boston's first snow was this weekend, and to say I was overcome with joy is an…
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ABOUT DR. RISHI

Harvard combined clinical fellow in critical care and cardiothoracic anesthesiology looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety

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