Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine

Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 3/16/20

  • NYU Brooklyn: Does mitral annuloplasty fall under the definition of “valvular atrial fibrillation”?
  • VA Clinic: Is perioperative smoking cessation associated with increased risk for perioperative pulmonary complications?
  • VA Hospital: What is the appropriate management for patients with dysphonia?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 3/9/20

  • VA Clinic: Is there any benefit to increasing the dose of tamsulosin from 0.4 mg to 0.8 mg for the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy?
  • Bellevue Hospital: Can fentanyl cause serotonin syndrome?
  • VA Hospital: What is the significance of positive antiphospholipid antibodies?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 3/2/20

  • Bellevue Hospital: What is the appropriate initial workup for a patient with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation?
  • VA Clinic: Why did recommendations for PCV13 (Prevnar) vaccination in older adults change?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: Which malignancies are people with HIV most at risk of developing?

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 5 min read

By Nasia Frattaroli, 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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PPI-induced Hypocalcemia, A Clinical Vignette

Spotlight 5 min read

By Melissa Velasquez, Wei Qi, MD, Jonathan Chun, MD, David Kudlowitz, MD 

Peer Reviewed

Learning objectives

  1. To describe the causes of hypocalcemia and review the appropriate work-up.
  2. Can eponymous signs assist our diagnosis?
  3. How do proton-pump …

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