Wireless Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry to Monitor Adenosine in Patients With Essential Tremor During Deep Brain Stimulation

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Dr. Kendall Lee, a Neurosurgeon and the Director of the Neural Engineering Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing online ahead of print and in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which discloses a new discovery in the reaction of the brain during deep-brain-stimulation which may lead to novel treatments for neurological and psychological disorders. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00552-6/fulltext

Severe Sprue-Like Enteropathy Associated With Olmesartan

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Dr. Joseph A. Murray, a Gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing online first and in print in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he discloses an association between celiac disease-like symptoms and a common hypertension medication, Olmesartan. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/ S0025-6196(12)00558-7/fulltext

Vasculitis Associated With Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibitors

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Dr. Olayemi Sokumbi, a Resident in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where she describes the clinical characteristics, histopathologic features, and outcomes of patients in whom vasculitis developed in association with use of tumor necrosis factor- inhibitors. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00560-5/fulltext

My Treatment Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Dr. John Davis, III, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Rheumatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, that recounts a state-of-the art treatment approach to rheumatoid arthritis using algorithms, individualized treatments, and endpoints. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00472-7/fulltext.

Clinical Spectrum, Frequency and Significance of Myocardial Dysfunction in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

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Dr. Juan N. Pulido, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Consultant in Critical Care Medicine and Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, interprets the results of a study described in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the Clinical spectrum, frequency and significance of myocardial dysfunction in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock using transthoracic echocardiography. Available at:...

Diversion of Drugs Within Healthcare Facilities, a Multiple-Victim Crime: Patterns of Diversion, Scope, Consequences, Detection,

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Dr. Keith Berge, an Anesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, reviews an article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings’ on the increasing occurrence and awareness of drug diversion within the medical community, which can result in considerable harm to patients, hospitals, and healthcare workers. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00484-3/fulltext

The Elders Risk Assessment (ERA) Index, an Electronic Administrative Database Derived Frailty Index, Can Identify Risk for Hip F

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Dr. Mohammad Albaba, Geriatric Hospitalist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that evaluates a computer-based administrative frailty index which can assess risk for hip fracture in community dwelling older adults. The index allows for a more cost effective way to identify individuals at risk. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00482-X/fulltext

Gastric Acid Suppression and Outcomes in Clostridium difficile Infection: A Population-Based Study.

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Dr. Sahil Khanna, Gastroenterology Fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of medications, including proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and histamine type 2 (H2) blockers, on outcomes in patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in a population-based cohort. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00483-1/fulltext

Potential Adverse Cardiovascular Effects from Excessive Endurance Exercise

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Dr. James O’Keefe, Clinical Cardiologist from Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, describes the risks and benefits of extreme endurance exercise, emphasizing the importance of moderation. Available at:
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Effectiveness of Patient-Collected Swabs for Influenza Testing

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Dr. Bobbi Pritt, Laboratory Director of Clinical Virology and Parasitology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shares results of a study appearing in the June 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which measures the accuracy and patient satisfaction of a self-swabbing technique for detection of influenza.
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