Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


Chief’s Inquiry Corner – 11/29/2021

  • Bellevue Outpatient: Is there any evidence in favor of routinely screening women for ovarian cancer?
  •  Tisch Inpatient: In patients with atrial fibrillation who suffer from an ischemic stroke, when should we reinitiate anticoagulation?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: In which patients is it indicated to anticoagulate for portal vein thrombosis?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 11/24/2021

  • VA Outpatient: What are the updated guidelines for pain control in non-operative management of knee osteoarthritis?
  •  Brooklyn Inpatient: How do we use an amikacin level?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: What is the driver of mortality in ICD recipients- the arrhythmia, or the therapy?

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Primecuts – This week in the journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Brendan Denvir, MD

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature. This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor given the sheer …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 11/10/2021

  •  Inpatient Bellevue: What are some of the expected physiologic changes in pregnancy with regard to the respiratory system?
  •  Outpatient VA: Many internists are comfortable initiating appropriate management for coronary artery disease (CAD), but what should we be aware of when it comes to medically managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD)?
  •  Inpatient Tisch Kimmel: In patients who are hospitalized, is there any benefit to intensifying blood pressure management regimens on discharge?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 11/1/2021

  •  NYU Brooklyn: How urgently does necrotizing pancreatitis need to be drained?
  • NYU Brooklyn: Are there certain classes of drugs that should make us more concerned about possible DRESS syndrome?
  •  NYU Tisch/Kimmel: In which patients should we consider a diagnosis of Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 10/25/2021

  • Gouverneur Outpatient: What is the high dose flu vaccine?
  •  Bellevue Inpatient: Is there any utility in D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism among people hospitalized with COVID-19 infection?
  • Bellevue Outpatient: What is the follow-up after initiating oral iron supplementation in iron-deficiency anemia?

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