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Volume 28, Number 4 • October 2015

Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings

The peer-reviewed journal of the Baylor Health Care System 


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Original Articles

Hepatitis prevention project in the Korean American community in Killeen, Texas

S. S. Hasan, J. Ma, F. Kang, J. Song, Y. Fang-Hollingsworth, and D. Sears


Screening for hepatitis B in patients with lymphoma

J. Ramirez, A. Thadareddy Duddempudi, M. M. Sana, S. S. Hasan, M. de los Santos, J. Song, Y. Fang-Hollingsworth, S. S. Gupta, and D. M. Sears


Invited commentary: Screening for hepatitis B in the immigrant population and individuals who are in need of immunosuppressive drug therapy

R. Perrillo


Dual antiplatelet compared to triple antithrombotic therapy in anterior wall acute myocardial infarction complicated by depressed left ventricular ejection fraction

O. O. Oyetayo, K. Slicker, L. De La Rosa, W. Lane, D. Langsjoen, C. Patel, K. Brough, J. Michel, and C. Chiles


Improving compliance with cervical cancer screening guidelines

J. Langsjoen, C. Goodell, E. Castro, J. Thomas, T. J. Kuehl, H. Wehbe-Janek, and M. Hinskey


Replacement of the aortic valve with a bioprosthesis at the time of continuous flow ventricular assist device implantation for preexisting aortic valve dysfunction

B. Lima, T. Chamogeorgakis, M. Mountis, and G. V. Gonzalez-Stawinski


The gender of authors in the Baylor Proceedings: a reflection of both current staff composition and lesser number of publications by female physicians

S. Stefanos, A. Paul, R. Thakur, K. Bass, and C. East


Case Studies

Acral vesicles and bullae in a patient with severe rheumatoid arthritis

G. M. Soza and J. R. Griffin


Diagnosing and managing peripartum headache

E. N. Grant, J. Wang, B. Gelpi, A. Wortman, and W. Tao


A triad of linezolid toxicity: hypoglycemia, lactic acidosis, and acute pancreatitis

P. C. Johnson, M. Vaduganathan, K. M. Phillips, and W. J. O’Donnell


Microscopic polyangiitis causing diffuse alveolar hemorrhage and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis

M. H. Lababidi, C. Odigwe, C. Okolo, A. Elhassan, and N. Iroegbu


Noncirrhotic hyperammonemia causing relapsing altered mental status

C. C. Odigwe, B. Khatiwada, C. Holbrook, I. S. Ekeh, C. Uzoka, I. Ikwu, and B. Upadhyay


Synthetic cannabinoids and acute kidney injury

W. Srisung, F. Jamal, and S. Prabhakar


Gastropericardial fistula as a delayed complication of a Nissen fundoplication

K. Kakarala, H. Edriss, and K. Nugent


Fatal pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy caused by undiagnosed metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma

T. Endicott-Yazdani, A. Ghazi, D. Armstrong, J. Guileyardo, and D. Schuller


Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation using a three-dimensional fluoroscopy guidance system in patients with the Budd-Chiari syndrome

B. M. Bell Jr., M. Cura, C. J. Shaw, and C. R. Rees




Late presentation of adenovirus-induced hemorrhagic cystitis and ureteral obstruction in a kidney-pancreas transplant recipient

J. Klein, M. Kuperman, C. Haley, Y. Barri, A. Chandrakantan, B. Fischbach, L. Melton, K. Rice, M. Saim, A. Yango, G. Klintmalm, and A. Rajagopal


Heart transplantation in the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

S. M. Reinhold, B. Lima, A. Khalid, G. V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, R. C. Stoler, S. A. Hall, and T. Chamogeorgakis


Iron deficiency and hemolytic anemia reversed by ventricular septal myectomy

S. Thotakura, S. M. Costa, and C. Cable


Unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm presenting with concurrent Morgagni hernia

J. J. Masor, S. S. Davis Jr., E. P. Chen, T. S. Henry, and W. M. Book


Surgical repair of renal artery aneurysms

N. Titze, V. Ivanukoff, T. Fisher, G. Pearl, B. Grimsley, and W. P. Shutze


Effectiveness of balloon valvuloplasty for stenosis of a bioprosthesis in the tricuspid valve position

A. M. Falcone, J. J. Varghese, R. C. Stoler, and J. W. Choi


Multivessel transradial percutaneous coronary angioplasty in a single coronary artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva

K. Jayaprakash, S. Madhavan, V. S. Kumary, P. C. Akhil, J. Cardoz, and R. George


Two-time recurrence of a right atrial myxoma

V. S. Kumary, S. Madhavan, P. C. Akhil, K. Jayaprakash, and R. George


Myxedema coma with cardiac tamponade and severe cardiomyopathy

A. Majid-Moosa, J. M. Schussler, and A. Mora


Myocardial infarction with ventricular septal rupture and cardiogenic shock

D. L. Glancy, B. N. Khuri, J. A. Mustapha, P. V. Menon, and E. B. Hanna


Morphologic demonstration of spontaneous and surgical closure of membranous ventricular septal defect

J. M. Ko, J. M. Guileyardo, J. Zhang, and W. C. Roberts


Review Article

A review of spontaneous closure of ventricular septal defect

J. Zhang, J. M. Ko, J. M. Guileyardo, and W. C. Roberts



What my cancer taught me

P. Cen


Reflections on Sir Roger Bannister and his autobiography, Twin Tracks

J. D. Cantwell


Feroze Novroji Ghadially, 1920–2014: a personal remembrance

P. B. Marcus


A week in Cuba in February 2015

W. C. Roberts


From the Editor

Facts and ideas from anywhere

W. C. Roberts



Clinical research studies enrolling patients

Avocations: Poem by A. Khan

Avocations: Photograph by J. Rosenthal

Avocations: Photograph by R. Solis

Avocations: Photograph by G. Dimijian

Reader Comments: Discussion of type 1 Brugada electrocardiogram in patients with pulmonary embolism by A. Mizuno and K. Niwa

Baylor news

Index, Volume 28




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