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We developed a computerized medical informatics tool to identify patients who had a culture performed on a sterile body site specimen during their hospitalization that subsequently turned positive after hospital dismissal. During a 13-month period, 533 patients had a positive culture identified by omai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility of unsedated transnasal endoscopy (uTNE) and video capsule endoscopy (VCE) as alternatives to sedated endoscopy (sEGD) as screening tools for Barrett esophagus (BE) and to obtain preliminary estimates of participation rates for sEGD, uTNE, and VCE when used for cmai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of plaque composition on renal function after renal artery intervention (RAI).
PATIENTS AND METHODS: In 33 consecutive patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis (enrolled between January 1, 2007, and April 30, 2009), renal angiography, pressure gradients amai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) with decision support on the frequency of antithrombotic medication errors in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) admitted with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to measure what effect it would have on in-hospitalmai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
Every year more than 500,000 patients present to the emergency department with cocaine-associated complications, most commonly chest pain. Many of these patients undergo extensive work-up and treatment. Much of the evidence regarding cocaine’s cardiovascular effects, as well as the current managemenmai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To determine the predictive value of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), N-terminal pro-ANP (NT-proANP), and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) for mortality and cardiovascular events in the general population in the absence of overt heart failure (HF).
PARTICIPANTS AND Mmai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
Ruxolitinib (INCB018424) is a JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor recently evaluated for the treatment of myelofibrosis (MF) in early- and advanced-phase clinical trials. In 2 recent communications that focused on short-term and long-term ruxolitinib treatment outcome, respectively, the drug was shown to be effmai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To develop electronic algorithms for rapid, automated surveillance for herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) using codified electronic health data.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: We attempted to identify every case of herpes zoster and PHN arising between January 1 and December 31, 2008,mai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
Gram-positive bacteria cause a broad spectrum of disease in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. Despite increasing knowledge about resistance transmission patterns and new antibiotics, these organisms continue to cause significant morbidity and mortality, especially in the health care settimai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
Treatment of seniors with Parkinson disease is within the domain of primary care physicians and internists. A good working knowledge of carbidopa/levodopa principles should allow excellent care of most patients, at least during the early years of the disease. Even later, when levodopa responses becomai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between 347 single-nucleotide polymorphisms within candidate genes of the tumor necrosis factor, interleukin 1 and interleukin 6 families with neutrophil count.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: Four hundred cases with heart failure after myocardial infarction (MI) weremai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the impact of prior antiplatelet and statin therapy on symptomatic embolic events in native valve infective endocarditis (IE).
PATIENTS AND METHODS: We studied a retrospective cohort of adult patients with a diagnosis of IE who presented to Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) from Jamai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
Antimicrobial resistance is increasing; however, antimicrobial drug development is slowing. Now more than ever before, antimicrobial stewardship is of the utmost importance as a way to optimize the use of antimicrobials to prevent the development of resistance and improve patient outcomes. This revimai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To characterize clinical and radiologic features of patients with central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) and identify variables that predict outcome.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively studied patients diagnosed as having CPM identified by a search of Mayo Clinic medical records from Jamai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue
OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of hospitalization and death in relation to preexisting depression and anxiety among patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD).
PATIENTS AND METHODS: The cohort consisted of 799 Olmsted County, MN, residents diagnosed with CVD (myocardial infarction or heart failuremai mult Mayo Clinic Proceedings current issue