Hypercoagulability

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Abstract Number: 998

GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER: A CASE OF SERONEGATIVE ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old gentleman with past medical history of lupus nephritis, non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction, venous thromboembolism (on anticoagulation), and peripheral vascular disease requiring arterial bypass grafting presented to the hospital with left toe pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:18-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER: A CASE OF SERONEGATIVE ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME

Abstract Number: 703

TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

Case Presentation: A 37 year old female with a past medical history of Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy (EF=40-45%), Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome presented to the Emergency Department with complaints of pleuritic chest pain [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:33-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on TWO DAY OLD STEMI? WITH LUPUS ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 203

EFFECTIVENESS OF CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT FOR REDUCING UNNECESSARY HYPERCOAGULABILITY EVALUATIONS IN A LARGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Background: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a potentially life-threatening disorder and in some cases, is related to underlying hypercoagulability which may be congenital or acquired. Guidelines suggest performing extensive work -up for hypercoagulability only in select [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:53-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on EFFECTIVENESS OF CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT FOR REDUCING UNNECESSARY HYPERCOAGULABILITY EVALUATIONS IN A LARGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

HM2018 Abstract Number: 644

INITIAL PRESENTATION OF MEMBRANOUS NEPHROPATHY AS ACUTE PYELONEPHRITIS – A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 35-year-old male with a history of hypertension who was transferred from an outside hospital (OSH) for renal vein, and inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombosis. A month prior to presentation [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:31-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on INITIAL PRESENTATION OF MEMBRANOUS NEPHROPATHY AS ACUTE PYELONEPHRITIS – A CASE REPORT

HM2017 Abstract Number: 549

THYROID STORM: CLOTTY WITH A CHANCE OF CHEST PAIN

Case Presentation: A 38-year-old man with untreated hyperthyroidism presented with two-week history of progressively worsening weakness and dyspnea along with a six-month history of unintentional 38 pound weight loss, diarrhea, and palpitations.  Exam was notable [...]

By | 2017-04-21T10:18:55-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THYROID STORM: CLOTTY WITH A CHANCE OF CHEST PAIN