The investigators conducted a retrospective chart review to examine the development of chronic kidney disease in patients with biopsy-proven lupus nephritis who had been followed up for at least 10 years.
To assess the value of the Advanced Lung Cancer Inflammation Index in determining prognosis in patients with HFpEF, the researchers assessed patient data from the registry of Osaka’s Prospective Multicenter Observational Study of Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction.
The researchers investigated the association between histopathologic characteristics, such as inflammation, in sinus tissue of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis and levels of air pollution and ozone exposure.
Recent research explored the association between cardiac function and growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children. Have any of your patients with GHD presented with cardiac issues?
You are seeing 4 patients for their annual visits today. For which of them are you most likely to order testing for adult-onset growth hormone deficiency?
Making the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is generally easier in children because the outcome of short stature is readily apparent. The task is more difficult in those with adult-onset deficiency because the symptoms are generally nonspecific, so a higher index of suspicion is required. Which of the following tests is considered the gold standard for diagnosing GHD in adults?
In this video, Andrew Freeman, MD, leads a panel discussion around nutritional counseling in the cardiology clinic. Panelists include Emilio Ros, MD, PhD; Monica Aggarwal, MD; Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc; James O'Keefe, MD; and Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD.
In this podcast, Sri Banerjee, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS, Anayra Tua-Lopez, PhD, MPH, and David Harvey, PhD, MPH, speak about the racial differences in the association between endocrine disruptors and obesity, including higher BPA levels found in Hispanic Americans compared with the general population in the United States.
This article is part of a series describing and differentiating dermatologic lumps and bumps. In part 9, facial angiofibromas, ungual fibromas, and shagreen patch are described.
The researchers created the survey to better understand health care providers’ experience with and comfortability with prescribing medication for lupus nephritis, as well as at what time during the disease process they prescribe medication.