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“MY THYROID CAUSED THE STROKE”: A CASE OF HYPERTHYROIDISM TRIGGERING A STROKE IN PATIENT WITH MOYAMOYA DISEASE

Case Presentation: Stroke in young patients are fortunately less common but have a disproportionately large economic and healthcare impact by leaving the victims disabled before their most productive years. Here we present a case of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:16+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “MY THYROID CAUSED THE STROKE”: A CASE OF HYPERTHYROIDISM TRIGGERING A STROKE IN PATIENT WITH MOYAMOYA DISEASE

A STROKE MISDIAGNOSED: A CASE OF FAMILIAL CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISESASE REVEALED

Case Presentation: A 68 year-old male with hypertension and bipolar disorder presented with a 3-week history of memory deficits, weight loss, and increasing irritability. Exam revealed disorientation, dysarthria, and left sided weakness. MRI was suggestive [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A STROKE MISDIAGNOSED: A CASE OF FAMILIAL CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISESASE REVEALED

AORTIC VALVE PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA PRESENTING AS RECURRENT CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

Case Presentation: Patient is a 63 year old female with medical history of migraines and a right corona radiata infarct diagnosed about a year prior who presented to the emergency department with slurred speech, left [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:18+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AORTIC VALVE PAPILLARY FIBROELASTOMA PRESENTING AS RECURRENT CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

EFFECT OF ASPIRIN USE ON THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF THE DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Background: Over 6 million people in the US have a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. Given the increased risk for stroke and systemic embolism, many patients are treated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) to reduce their [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF ASPIRIN USE ON THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF THE DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF APIXABAN IN COMPARISON WITH WARFARIN FOR STROKE PREVENTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Background: Atrial fibrillation leads to increased risk of systemic embolism (SE) and stroke. To decrease the occurrence of stroke/SE, anticoagulation is routinely prescribed. Recently, non-vitamin K anticoagulants like apixaban and rivaroxaban have become more popular [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF APIXABAN IN COMPARISON WITH WARFARIN FOR STROKE PREVENTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PERI-OPERATIVE BRIDGING ANTICOAGULATION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION UNDERGOING ELECTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a very common condition which usually requires anticoagulation (AC). There are very clear indications of when to initiate AC but recommendations regarding bridging during elective surgery are not very clear. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PERI-OPERATIVE BRIDGING ANTICOAGULATION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION UNDERGOING ELECTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Stroke Systems of Care Curriculum for Hospitalist Residents

Background:  The Society of Hospital Medicine considers stroke care a core competency in hospital medicine.  It also challenges hospitalists to lead, coordinate, and participate in multidisciplinary efforts to improve stroke care within their organizations.  Hospitalist [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Education, Innovations Abstracts|Comments Off on Stroke Systems of Care Curriculum for Hospitalist Residents

Varicella Zoster Vasculitis: An Unusual Cause of Ischemic Stroke

Case Presentation: A 27-year-old man with HIV/AIDS was directly admitted to the hospital by his infectious disease specialist for worsening and recurrent headaches accompanied by a multitude of episodic neurologic symptoms, including off-balance sensations, left [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Varicella Zoster Vasculitis: An Unusual Cause of Ischemic Stroke