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Volume 30, Number 2 • April 2017

Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings

The peer-reviewed journal of Baylor Scott & White Health 


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Original Research

Personalized treatment of heart failure with biomarker guidance using a novel disease severity score

A. Vasudevan, H. Hashemi Jazi, J. I. Won, T. Ball, G. R. Patankar, S. A. Sarmast, H. J. Shin, and P. A. McCullough


Emergency department discharge prescription errors in an academic medical center

K. A. Murray, A. Belanger, L. T. Devine, A. Lane, and M. E. Condren


Pre and post hoc analysis of electronic health record implementation on emergency department metrics

K. J. Rupp, N. J. Ham, D. E. Blankenship, M. E. Payton, and K. A. Murray


Perineal body length and perineal lacerations during delivery in primigravid patients

T. L. Lane, C. P. Chung, P. M. Yandell, T. J. Kuehl, and W. I. Larsen


Anatomic relation between single-incision slings and the obturator vessels

A. L. O’Boyle, C. P. Chung, and W. Larsen



Practical and ethical considerations in the management of pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator devices in terminally ill patients

M. M. Benjamin and C. A. Sorkness


Relation of left ventricular free wall rupture and/or aneurysm with acute myocardial infarction in patients with aortic stenosis

I. N. Sheikh and W. C. Roberts


Heterogeneity of systematic reviews in oncology

J. Holmes, D. Herrmann, C. Koller, S. Khan, B. Umberham, J. A. Worley, and M. Vassar 


Case Studies

Hemodialysis failure secondary to hydroxocobalamin exposure

K. Lim, E. Heher, D. Steele, A. Z. Fenves, J. K. Tucker, R. Thadhani, K. Christopher, and N. Tolkoff-Rubin


Acquired 5-oxoproline acidemia successfully treated with N-acetylcysteine

G. L. Hundemer and A. Z. Fenves


Nitrous oxide–induced vitamin B12 deficiency

L. Stockton, C. Simonsen, and S. Seago


Systemic infection and splenic abscess

A. R. Belknap and J. Guileyardo


Tularemia presenting as pulmonary nodules in an immunocompromised patient

T. Alias, M. Kazem Fallahzadeh, and M. Berhe


Benign pancreatic hyperenzymemia (Gullo syndrome), histamine intolerance, and carbohydrate malabsorption

W. J. Schnedl, D. Enko, H. Mangge, M. Schenk, S. Lackner, and S. J. Holasek


Pott puffy tumor

P. Sharma, S. Sharma, N. Gupta, P. Kochar, and Y. Kumar


Acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome successfully treated with eculizumab

A. Sasapu, M. Cottler-Fox, and P. Motwani


A rare hemoglobin variant, Hb Belliard

S. Murthy and R. Benavides


Asian-variant intravascular large B-cell lymphoma

D. W. Su, W. Pasch, C. Costales, I. Siddiqi, and A. Mohrbacher


Bile duct lymphoma disguised as cholangiocarcinoma

C. Durham, D. Jaiswal, and L. Wong


Plasma cell myeloma with lymphoplasmacytic morphology and cyclin D1 expression, an uncommon variant

D. A. Hale and J. R. Krause





Myeloid sarcoma causing airway obstruction

A. R. Belknap and J. R. Krause


 Diagnosis of sarcoidosis from a biopsy of a dilated mammary duct

C. Mason, R. Yang, R. Hamilton, M. Punar, Z. Shah, J. Spigel, and J. Wang


Primary small-cell carcinoma of the breast

B. Raber, T. Dao, E. Howard, and A. Bredeweg 


Plasmablastic plasmacytoma of the breast

D. K. Le, D. Metter, and J. R. Krause


Primitive neuroectodermal tumors of the kidney

G. Narayanan, V. Rajan, and T. R. Preethi


Giant cystic umbilical cord associated with patent urachus and intrauterine fetal demise

K. Brooks, J. Guileyardo, D. Le, and J. Joykutty


Evaluation and management of an unusual congenital nevus

K. B. Kerwin and M. A. Menter


Leukocytoclastic vasculitis drug reaction to certolizumab pegol

M. Woody, D. Warren, L. Speck, and J. Jackson


Dural arteriovenous fistula as a treatable dementia

I. Enofe, I. Thacker, and S. Shamim


Right hemispheric reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome in a patient with left hemispheric partial seizures

G. S. Perez, J. McCaslin, and S. Shamim


Bilateral respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartomas originating from the anterior olfactory clefts

J. J. Falco, B. S. Peine, and D. W. Clark


Ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with subclavian venoarterial cannulation to increase mobility and recovery in a patient awaiting cardiac transplantation

S. Jacob, J. C. MacHannaford, T. Chamogeorgakis, G. V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, J. Felius, A. E. Rafael, R. S. Malyala, and B. Lima


Use of a MitraClip for severe mitral regurgitation in a cardiac transplant patient

F. S. Raza, P. A. Grayburn, and J. W. Choi


Two causes in one patient for extremely low voltage on the electrocardiogram

W. C. Roberts, M. J. Sherwood, and P. A. Grayburn


Successful treatment of a cardiac resynchronization therapy nonresponder by identifying lead malpositioning

K. V. Prasad, K. Akrawinthawong, S. W. Ferreira, and A. A. Mehdirad


Atrial fibrillation 50 years after acute rheumatic fever as the first manifestation of rheumatic mitral stenosis

D. L. Glancy


Cardiac rehabilitation for a skydiver after aortic valve replacement for pure aortic regurgitation and resection of the ascending aorta complicated by active infective endocarditis and heart block requiring a pacemaker

T. R. Solomon, S. DeJong, T. Bilbrey, P. Carbone, M. Campbell, R. D. Parker, A. Lira, D. Amarante, J. M. Schussler, and J. Adams



From my little black notebook: lessons for young physicians and medical students

J. D. Cantwell


TBA for OT HHC vs OPC f/u

H. L. Fred


From the Editor 

Facts and ideas from anywhere

W. C. Roberts



Clinical research studies enrolling patients

Avocations: Photograph by T. C. Lairmore

Avocations: Photograph by W. L. Rayburn

Avocations: Photograph by C. Hagad

Avocations: Photograph by J. Rosenthal

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