Category: Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

Clinical Correlations

Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the Staphylococcus Panton-Valentine Leukocidin?
  • Bellevue Hospital: How do we risk stratify patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? When is an implantable cardiac defibrillator indicated for primary prevention?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and what are its clinical manifestations? 
  • Bellevue Clinic: What is the optimal treatment of allergic rhinitis?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – March 25th, 2019

  • Manhattan VA: How reliable are cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) white blood cell (WBC) count and protein in the diagnosis of Herpes Encephalitis?
  • Bellevue Hospital: What are the neurologic manifestations of methotrexate toxicity?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the classic presentation of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – March 17th, 2019

  • Bellevue Hospital: Why does propofol turn urine green? Does this have any significance for the development of propofol-related infusion syndrome (PRIS)?
  • NYU Brooklyn: Is there a link between influenza vaccination and Guillain-Barre Syndrome?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: Should HIV-uninfected patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia be treated with corticosteroids?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – March 11th, 2019

  • NYU Brooklyn: What is the typical presentation and prognosis of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis?
  • Gouverneur Clinic: Should medications be used to assist with weight loss? 
  • Bellevue Hospital: Is evaluation of right heart pressures required prior to TIPS?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the role of N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis?
  • Manhattan VA: Is there a benefit to treating hypercalcemia associated with malignancy?

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