Patients with a nonmalignant tumor near the optic nerve are at risk of vision loss but are often told they have no safe treatment options. This 65-year-old benefited from endoscopic endonasal surgery that restored her vision to near normal.
Although several tools are available to assist in the diagnosis of central nervous system vasculitis (CNS-V), many challenges remain in critically assessing their diagnostic sensitivity and specificity. In this case study, Rula Hall-Ali, MD, explains the importance of cerebrospinal fluid testing in the diagnosis of CNS-V.
Challenging cases of congenital heart disease require systematic planning, multiple backup plans, a readiness to become aggressive and more. A veteran surgeon shares tips and two illustrative cases.
A male in his 60s presents with a one-year history of episodic wrist and metacarpal joint pain, and significant weight loss in the last six months. What’s causing his symptoms?
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This case study shares how we worked with an allied hospital to improve its metrics in cardiac registries through more accurate and timely data abstraction.
A 48-year-old woman being considered for heart transplant thrives after a clinical trial of cael-101 plus CyBorD.
Cardiac catheterization reveals severely diseased LAD and circumflex arteries in a 62-year-old triathlete. Are there options beyond stenting and open bypass requiring sternotomy?
A 35-year-old in the epilepsy monitoring unit developed a nighttime generalized convulsive seizure lasting over three minutes. Was he in the post-ictal phase or was further escalation needed?
A case report demonstrates that the newly introduced monitor mode effectively maintains temperature within a targeted range in a brain-injured patient with hyperthermia.
A quality-focused revamping of interventional cardiology morbidity and mortality reviews represented a quick win in our recently established alliance relationship with a specialty hospital in New Jersey.