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Acute Respiratory Distress Caused by Massive Thymolipoma

Acute Respiratory Distress Caused by Massive Thymolipoma

A 40-year-old, morbidly obese female presented with severe dyspnea that had progressed over a period of 3 days.......[Read More]
Is Adding Albumin to Parenteral Nutrient Solutions Unsafe?

Is Adding Albumin to Parenteral Nutrient Solutions Unsafe?

Adding albumin to PN solutions can affect infusion flow rates and pump pressures, thereby compromising the appropriate delivery of PN solutions to patients.......[Read More]
Effect of Statin Therapy on Outcomes in Patients With CKD

Effect of Statin Therapy on Outcomes in Patients With CKD

Is the effect of statin therapy less in patients with severely impaired kidney function?......[Read More]
Ticagrelor vs Clopidogrel in Non-ST-Elevation ACS

Ticagrelor vs Clopidogrel in Non-ST-Elevation ACS

In patients with NSTE-ACS, is there a benefit of ticagrelor over clopidogrel for reducing ischemic events and total mortality?......[Read More]
Headache Treated With Stromal Vascular Fraction

Headache Treated With Stromal Vascular Fraction

A novel treatment with autologous stromal vascular fraction derived from lipoaspirate may provide long-term relief from migraine and tension-type headache.......[Read More]
Absolute CD4 Vs. CD4 Percentage for Predicting the Risk of

Absolute CD4 Vs. CD4 Percentage for Predicting the Risk of

Current guidelines recommend consideration of CD4 cell percentage as well as CD4 cell count in therapeutic decisions. The relative value of CD4 cell count compared with CD4 cell percentage in predicting risk of AIDS-defining illnesses (ADIs) in the post-HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy) e......[Read More]
Ovarian Cryopreservation After Laparoscopic Ovariectomy

Ovarian Cryopreservation After Laparoscopic Ovariectomy

Despite being an experimental technique, ovarian tissue transplantation after cryopreservation is an option for patients facing chemotherapy. Can it be done without electrocoagulation?......[Read More]
How Do Patients With HF and Preserved EF Die?

How Do Patients With HF and Preserved EF Die?

Sifting through details regarding cause of death may lead to improvements for patients living with HF with preserved ejection fraction. Find out why.......[Read More]
Critical Values in Surgical Pathology

Critical Values in Surgical Pathology

Are critical values common in surgical pathology?......[Read More]
Inpatients With Menometrorrhagia

Inpatients With Menometrorrhagia

In an inner-city hospital, a large number of women, 69% of whom are African American, are admitted with life-threatening anemia of benign gynecologic origin.......[Read More]
Advanced Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Advanced Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This article provides an overview of the most commonly encountered immunomodulator and biologic therapies used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.......[Read More]
Recurrent Ascites and Pleural Effusions

Recurrent Ascites and Pleural Effusions

A case of massive postoperative ascites in a woman treated for endometrial cancer is reported.......[Read More]
Psoas Abscess: A Primer for the Internist

Psoas Abscess: A Primer for the Internist

Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment for this extremely rare condition with a vague clinical presentation.......[Read More]
Cesarean Delivery Outcomes for Rural FPs and Obstetricians

Cesarean Delivery Outcomes for Rural FPs and Obstetricians

Do patients face increased risk when Cesarean deliveries are performed by FPs rather than OBs? This study examined outcomes at two rural hospitals.......[Read More]
G6PD Deficiency in Malaria-Infected Cambodian Patients

G6PD Deficiency in Malaria-Infected Cambodian Patients

G6PD deficiency rates in malaria patients may have an impact on the safety of the drug used to stop transmission.......[Read More]
Efficiency of the Hybrid Capture 2 HPV DNA Test

Efficiency of the Hybrid Capture 2 HPV DNA Test

Cervical cancer represents the second most common cancer in women, with 465,000 new cases and 200,000 deaths worldwide every year.......[Read More]
Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease

Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease

Could a new enzyme replacement therapy offer hope for patients with cholesteryl ester storage disease--a rare, and often misdiagnosed, lysosomal storage disorder?......[Read More]
Lung Cancer in Women

Lung Cancer in Women

Studies have shown that risk factors, screening, treatment, and outcomes for lung cancer differ in women and men. Understanding these differences may alter our approach to this disease in women.......[Read More]
Failed Epidural: Causes and Management

Failed Epidural: Causes and Management

Failed epidural anesthesia or analgesia is more common than one might think. What causes the failure?......[Read More]
Detection of a Gossypiboma

Detection of a Gossypiboma

Be like a sponge when patients provide surgical histories. Their stories may provide clues about hidden items -- from past surgeries.......[Read More]