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Abstract Number: 190

EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Background: Data is emerging on the efficacy of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) for recurrent clostridium difficile infection (CDI) management with success rates of 80-90% in general population. Immunocompromised patients continue to be excluded from randomized [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:18-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EXPERIENCE WITH FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTATION IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 176

RISK, OUTCOMES AND PREDICT FACTORS OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN HOSPITALIZED MULTIPLE MYELOMA PATIENTS FROM A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS

Background: Patients hospitalized with hematologic malignancy are particularly vulnerable to infection. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has become the most common cause of healthcare-associated infections in U. S. hospitals, and the excess healthcare costs related to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:57-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on RISK, OUTCOMES AND PREDICT FACTORS OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN HOSPITALIZED MULTIPLE MYELOMA PATIENTS FROM A NATIONWIDE ANALYSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 552

TERIFLUNAMIDE INDUCED CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE SEPSIS: A RARE ADVERSE REACTION WITH AN INTERESTING SOLUTION

Case Presentation: Teriflunomide is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor used in management of Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). Leflunomide is the active agent which has been used in rheumatoid arthritis. Chronic diarrhea has been associated with [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:14-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on TERIFLUNAMIDE INDUCED CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE SEPSIS: A RARE ADVERSE REACTION WITH AN INTERESTING SOLUTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 715

ACUTE DEMYELINATING ENCEPHALOMYELITIS: MAYBE IT’S NOT ALL IN YOUR HEAD

Case Presentation: 62-year-old man with recent hospitalization for septic shock due to toe osteomyelitis,complicated by severe C. difficile infection requiring fecal transplant 3 weeks prior to admission,presenting with confusion,right-sided weakness,and ataxia.Symptoms were first noted 2 [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:44-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on ACUTE DEMYELINATING ENCEPHALOMYELITIS: MAYBE IT’S NOT ALL IN YOUR HEAD