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

Fasting Plasma Glucose and Risk of Stroke in Men

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Description: Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of hyperglycemia and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x

Unexplained Drownings and Cardiac Channelopathies

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Dr. Michael J. Ackerman, Windland Smith Rice Cardiovascular Genomics Research Professor and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his artice appearing in the October 2011 Issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on a relationship between victims of an otherwise unexplained drowning and a collection of genetic heart rhythm disorders known as the cardiac channelopathies. These findings have the potential to not only establish a genetic cause...

Clinical & 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