Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 2/7/22

  • VA Inpatient: What leads to hemolyzed blood samples, and is there anything we can do to prevent this from happening?
  • Bellevue Outpatient: Is there evidence for putting patients with HFrEF on potassium binders so they are able to tolerate RAAS blockade?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: How does Lokelma’s mechanism of action compare to older management strategies for hyperkalemia? (thanks to Jordan Scher’s team this block for the question!)

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 1/31/22

  •  Bellevue Inpatient: Why are natriuretic peptide levels reduced in people with obesity?
  • Bellevue Outpatient: What is the differential diagnosis for macrocytic anemia?
  • VA Inpatient: What is the clinical presentation of hereditary hemochromatosis? (Thanks to Abhi R. for an awesome intern report at the VA on this very topic!)

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 1/24/22

  • Bellevue Inpatient: In patients with cirrhosis, what is the mechanism of thrombocytopenia in patients who do not have evidence of splenomegaly on imaging or exam? (shoutout Aaron Landau and my team!)
  • Tisch Inpatient: What is the relationship between myelodysplastic syndrome and chronic myeloid leukemia to the development of acute myeloid leukemia, and how does this impact management?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is the role of plasmapheresis in the management of IgA nephropathy?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 1/17/22

  •  NYU Brooklyn: How do the updated ‘Surviving Sepsis’ guidelines differ from 2016 recommendations?
  • VA Outpatient: Is there any utility in obtaining an H. pylori serum antibody?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: What is the difference between multifocal atrial tachycardia and a wandering pacemaker? (shoutout Team 3 last block!)

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner- 1/10/22

  •  VA Inpatient: How does lithium therapy lead to nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, and how is it treated?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: What are some of the various manifestations of Aspergillus infection?
  • VA Outpatient: HIV and Sudden Cardiac Death: What’s the Risk?

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IBS, Anxiety, and the Gut-Brain Axis

Class Act 4 min read

By Quinn Silverglate

Peer Reviewed

At any of the over 26,000 restaurants that populate the city of New York, I have to ask the same questions: “Does this have dairy in it? What about gluten?” …

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