Clinical Correlations

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NYU’s Dr. Hochman Releases OAT Results

                          Hochman JS et al. for the Occluded Artery Trial Investigators. Coronary intervention for persistent occlusion after myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med 2006 Nov 14; 355.

Reperfusion via thrombolytics or PCI in patients with acute STEMI has been shown …

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Tamiflu Patients Need Monitoring

Breaking News ID 1 min read

Over 100 cases have been reported to the FDA involving the use of Tamiflu and the development of hallucinations, delerium and other unusual behavior mainly in Japanese children.  From the Chicago Tribune article "Health officials have been sensitive about …

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Google to Replace Physicians?

Breaking News HotSpots 1 min read

So someone has finally done an official “study” of what most of us were already aware of.  Online at the BMJ is a study proving Google’s diagnostic ability.  The researchers took 3-5 terms from case reports from the NEJM, fed them into …

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Getting Published

HotSpots 1 min read

I knew I should have patented my idea for The Journal of Anecdotal Medicine…I certainly joked enough about it for the last several years. Now here comes The Journal of Medical Case Reports. From their website: …

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Diagnostic Dilemma #1-Faculty Response

Clinical Questions GI 3 min read

Commentary By Michael Poles, M.D. Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mircrobiology and Pathology.

Welcome blog readers to this inauguration of the NYU medicine blog. If the future cases are as interesting as this one, I am sure we will be having a lot of fun, and …

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Diagnostic Dilemma #1

Clinical Questions GI 1 min read

The first in our series of clinical cases with difficult management questions…

Question: 59 y.o. male with pmh notable for hyperlipidemia. Pt had normal lft's, which increased mildly when he was put on a statin. His basic hepatitis screen including A, …

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