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B Learning Objectives: b There is scant data comparing Prothrombin Complex Concentrate (PCC) to Vitamin K/Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) in trauma patients. Patients that received PCC (PCC group) were compared to those who received Vitamin K/FFP (FFP…

A 44 y/o woman with PNH and aplastic anemia presented with 5 months of progressive painful purpuric nodules. Examination revealed firm, pink to purple, tender nodules in her lower and upper extremities and trunk. Biopsy revealed an edematous dermis,…

Poster Presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society
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Objective: Assessment of delirium outside of the hospital setting is currently limited, as clinical assessments for delirium require a face-to-face encounter. This…

Adult day service centers (ADSCs) provide community-based long-term care, including meals, to racially diverse older adults, 47% of whom have dementia and consequently experience elevated nutritional risk. We examine nutritional behaviors for Chinese…

Introduction: The use of an electrocautery device (monopolar loop) for patients undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumors (TURBT) is standard of care. The aim of this study is to establish non-inferiority of complication rates for a…

Evans Syndrome (ES) is a rare autoimmune disorder that presents with simultaneous or sequential development of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), thrombocytopenia, and/or neutropenia. This disease may occur in conjunction with other autoimmune…

Meeting abstract D99 presented at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American-Geriatrics-Society (AGS)

Introduction: Greater demand for noninvasive techniques to reduce cellulite and contour the body has led to the growth of electromagnetic and radiofrequency devices. In this study, we aimed to characterize the evolution and safety of electromagnetic…

BACKGROUND: Few studies exist examining the frequency of primary headache in children with celiac disease and the impact of a gluten-free diet on primary headache symptomology. This study explores characteristics and frequency of headaches in…

Objective: To review the currently available data on the use of ketamine in the treatment of depression among older adults from randomized controlled studies.; Design: Randomized controlled trials.; Setting: Variable.; Participants: 60 years and…

Introduction: Current guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA) recommend annual serial imaging for patients with aneurysm of the ascending aorta (AscAoA). However, recent data (Park K-H et al. Eur J CT Surg 2017;51:959-64) have suggested…

Objectives: The benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with localized uterine leiomyosarcoma (LMS) remains unclear due to a lack of randomized studies and data only from small retrospective series to rely on. We sought to identify factors…

Although solitary plasmacytomas may occasionally present as collar bone swellings or fractures, multiple myeloma involving clavicle is extremely rare. Ten to forty per cent of multiple myeloma cases are asymptomatic and are incidental diagnoses. Our…

Purpose of Review: Within the last two decades, the application of biologic medications for rheumatic diseases has greatly expanded. Therefore, it is important for clinicians to be knowledgeable about potential adverse reactions of this medication…

Student Presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American-Geriatrics-Society (AGS). NEOMED Student K. B. Yerigeri. Co-presented with students from Johns Hopkins University

Scavenger receptor CD36 contributes significantly to lipid homeostasis, inflammation, and amyloid deposition, while CD36 deficiency is associated with restored cerebrovascular function in an Alzheimer's disease (AD) mouse model. Yet the…

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) refers to a cluster of anomalies including type 2 diabetes, obesity, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. Patients with MetS are 1.5 times more likely to develop late‐onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), with impaired glucose…

INTRODUCTION Smoking remains a major public health issue and a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of a simple intervention on smoking guidance, based on the electronic…

As the number of patients with diabetes continues to grow, complications of diabetes have likewise increased. Specifically, diabetic foot ulcers have become a massive burden to both the diabetic patient population and national healthcare systems.…

As the number of patients with diabetes continues to grow, complications of diabetes have likewise increased. Specifically, diabetic foot ulcers have become a massive burden to both the diabetic patient population and national healthcare systems.…

The superficial peroneal nerve is also known as the superior fibular nerve. The superficial peroneal nerve originates from the common peroneal nerve alongside the deep peroneal nerve. The superficial peroneal nerve is the smaller of the two…

Arboreal environments present considerable biomechanical challenges for animals moving and foraging among substrates varying in diameter, orientation, and compliance. Most studies of quadrupedal gait kinematics in primates and other arboreal mammals…

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