Sixteen-Year Longitudinal Changes in Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels: The Olmsted County Study

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Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings providing information that will assist patients and clinicians in interpreting variations in PSA levels over time. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00009-7/fulltext

Viral Hepatitis Among Somali Immigrants in Minnesota: Association of Hepatitis C With

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Dr. Abdirashid Shire, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings reporting on the frequency of hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection in Somali immigrants. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00002-4/fulltext

Cheaper, Simpler, and Better: Tips for Treating Seniors With Parkinson Disease

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Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog, a Consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the December 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effectiveness of treating Parkinson's Disease with carbidopa/levodopa and notes its most effective dosage regimen is tailored to the needs of the patient. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/12/1211.full

Population Screening for Barrett Esophagus: A Prospective Randomized Pilot Study

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Dr. Ganapathy A. Prasad, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the December 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the use of unsedated transnasal endoscopy and video caspule endoscopy in diagnosing Barrett's Esophagus. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/12/1174

Medication Errors in Severe Chronic Kidney Disease & Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Dr. Richard V. Milani, Vice Chair of Cardiology at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, LA, discusses his article appearing in the December 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the use of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) with decision support, noting it may lead to improved patient safety. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/12/1161

Serious Adverse Events During Ruxolitinib Treatment Discontinuation in Patients with Myelofibrosis.

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Dr. Animesh Pardanani, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Consultant in the Division of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Discusses his article, coauthored with Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, on potential complications from withdrawal of ruxolitinib. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent.

Clinical Pearls in Gastroenterology 2011

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Dr. Amy Oxentenko, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on clinical pearls in gastroenterology. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1104

: Association of TNFSF8 Polymorphisms With Peripheral Neutrophil Count

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Dr. Adelaide Arruda-Olson, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Diseases Research Division at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that establishes a relationship between two genetic polymorphisms and the nutrophil count in patients who have experienced a heart attack. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1075.abstract .

Clinical and Radiologic Correlations of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome

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Dr. Jonathan Graff-Radford from the Neurology Department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the print issue of the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on radiologic findings of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome and their correlation to clinical outcomes. Available at: http://mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent

Current Status of Endomyocardial Biopsy.

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Dr. Charanjit (Chet) Rihal, Chair of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the state of the art technique and outcomes with the use of endomyocardial biopsy, a technique widely used for surveillance of cardiac transplant rejection or diagnosing other unexplained ventricular dysfunction. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1095.abstract