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  • New Creatinine- and Cystatin C–Based Equations to Estimate GFR without Race November 4, 2021
    The glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is generally estimated from serum concentrations of endogenous filtration markers such as creatinine or cystatin C. During the past two decades, automated clinical laboratory reporting of GFR estimated with the use of creatinine (eGFRcr) has become widespread,…
  • Time to Eliminate Health Care Disparities in the Estimation of Kidney Function November 4, 2021
    In the wake of the racial reckoning since the spring of 2020 in the United States, efforts have emerged to identify hidden structural determinants of systemic racism in medicine. Such efforts have led to examination of traditional medical algorithms that incorporate race modifiers and may have led…
  • Disseminated Cryptococcosis October 28, 2021
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  • Case 33-2021: A 68-Year-Old Man with Painful Mouth Ulcers October 28, 2021
    Presentation of Case. Dr. Ian D. Cooley (Medicine): A 68-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of painful mouth ulcers and weight loss. The patient had been well until 6 weeks before the current admission, when painful mouth ulcers and neck pain developed. He was evaluated at an urgent…
  • Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms October 28, 2021
    Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors’ clinical recommendations. Stage. A 64-year-old…
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  • Case 33-2021: A 68-Year-Old Man with Painful Mouth Ulcers October 28, 2021
    Presentation of Case. Dr. Ian D. Cooley (Medicine): A 68-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of painful mouth ulcers and weight loss. The patient had been well until 6 weeks before the current admission, when painful mouth ulcers and neck pain developed. He was evaluated at an urgent…
  • Case 30-2021: A 47-Year-Old Man with Recurrent Unilateral Head and Neck Pain September 30, 2021
    Presentation of Case. Dr. David M. Dudzinski: A 47-year-old right-handed man was evaluated at this hospital because of pain on the left side of the head and neck. Six years before the current evaluation, the patient was admitted to this hospital with 1 week of headache, pain on the left side of the…
  • Case 29-2021: A 12-Month-Old Boy with Fever and Developmental Regression September 23, 2021
    Presentation of Case. Dr. Emma C. Materne (Pediatrics): A 12-month-old boy with Hirschsprung’s disease was admitted to this hospital because of fever. Fifteen days before the current admission, the patient had a temperature of 39.7°C. His parents noticed that he was fussy and less active than usual…
  • Reframing Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases through Signature Cytokine Hubs August 12, 2021
    Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) are a heterogeneous group of diseases characterized by chronic inflammation and organ damage. IMIDs were traditionally classified on the basis of the predominant organ involvement. Improving the pathogenic characterization of IMIDs, however, should…

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