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Abstract Number: 991

ISCHEMIC COLITIS IN POLYCYTHEMIA VERA

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old female with a history of polycythemia vera (JAK2 mutation), subarachnoid hemorrhage with previous vasospasm, hypertension presented with diffuse colicky abdominal pain and hematochezia for one-day duration. She had no weight loss, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ISCHEMIC COLITIS IN POLYCYTHEMIA VERA

Abstract Number: 754

A CASE OF PRIMARY PERITONITIS FOLLOWING A COLONOSCOPY: CAUSE OR COINCIDENCE?

Case Presentation: A 20-year-old male with a family history of Hepatoblastoma in his brother, presented with a two-week history of intermittent left lower quadrant abdominal pain. He was afebrile and initial work-up showed a normal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A CASE OF PRIMARY PERITONITIS FOLLOWING A COLONOSCOPY: CAUSE OR COINCIDENCE?

Abstract Number: 448

COLONOSCOPY PREPARATIONS IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT: SAME QUALITY, SHORTER STAY

Background: Some patients lack the functional capability or social support to perform their own colonoscopy bowel preparation. These patients may be admitted to Inpatient units for support with the bowel preparation, but this process can [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on COLONOSCOPY PREPARATIONS IN AN OBSERVATION UNIT: SAME QUALITY, SHORTER STAY