Research Desk

Feb 21, 2019

Christine Tompkins from Emory Cardiology speaks about Outcomes in IHD with respect to how sex hormones can alter Cardiac Outcomes specifically Cardiac Ion Channel Function, Electrical Properties in men and women, clinical arrhythmias, outcome differences in acute vs chronic IHD. 

Feb 21, 2019

Megan Oberle from UMN Pediatrics discusses about complications of Obesity from Endocrine Perspective. Including identification of effects of obesity on various endocrine functions, recognising when to refer children with obesity into an Endocrine facility. 

Feb 21, 2019

The talk focuses on explaining how an excessive focus on quality of evidence in the literature can mislead clinicians as to the value of nutritional therapy in the hospital setting, describing how strategies of nutritional therapy which support gut defenses and the intestinal microbiome are more likely to change clinical outcome.

Feb 21, 2019

Dr. Mahan Mathur from Yale Radiology discusses about current concepts of Conventional Radiography with respect to its diagnostic utility and updates in the field. 

Feb 21, 2019

Oluwayemisi Adesida from LSU Health Shreveport has discussed about poisoning in Pediatric patients with respect to physical exam, clinical recognition, presenting signs, common therapies, prevention of poisoning, drug abuse, and role of Pediatrician in poisoning control. 

Feb 21, 2019

A new screening method using sensor particles and a urine test could detect rejection much sooner, more comprehensively, and without a biopsy needle. In a new study, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University validated the method in a mouse model, and they have engineered the sensor with highly biocompatible components, which could make the path to potential future trials easier.

Feb 20, 2019

This text reviews the current understanding of vestibular anatomy allowing for a framework of reference, and how it's applied to vestibular testing, diagnosis and management of dizziness. This text serves as a complete reference for clinicians, students and researchers interested in this common and severe disorder allowing for improved patient care and advancement of knowledge in the field.

Feb 20, 2019

According to research published in JAMA Pediatrics, young infants who were at low risk for serious bacterial infection could be identified with the help of urinalysis, absolute neutrophil count and procalcitonin levels. This research will balance the risk of missed Serious Bacterial Infections in infants, and also prevent completely avoidable complications. 

Feb 20, 2019

An analysis suggests that cases with preserved EF and mildly reduced  LVEF still have a risk of postoperative mortality. These observations were taken from a retrospective Veterans Affairs cohort and they concluded that mild cases and preserved functions do not mean that the patient is off the hook. 

Feb 20, 2019

Alaska lawmakers are expected to reintroduce a measure to repeal the state’s certificate of need (CON) laws, which limit the services health care providers can offer. Repeal of Alaska’s CON laws could reduce the average price of health care per consumer in the state by $294 per year, the Mercatus Center reported in 2017. Repeal of law could also increase quality of service.