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Volume 28, Number 3 • July 2015

Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings

The peer-reviewed journal of the Baylor Health Care System 


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Original Articles

West Nile virus and the 2012 outbreak: The Baylor University Medical Center experience

A. Mora Jr. et al


Comparison of long-term follow up of laparoscopic versus open colectomy for transverse colon cancer

S. Agarwal et al


Mortality by treatment in patients ≥80 years of age with gastroesophageal cancer seen in a 20-year period at a single medical center

T. Barnett et al


Trends in the neonatal mortality rate in the last decade with respect to demographic factors and health care resources

V. Govande et al


Effect of adding tetracaine to bupivacaine on duration of analgesia in supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve blocks for ambulatory shoulder surgery

L. T. Pearson et al


Comparison of documentation and evidence-based medicine use for non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction among cardiology, teaching, and nonteaching teams

A. Metting et al


Assessment of leadership training needs of internal medicine residents at the Massachusetts General Hospital

T. N. Fraser et al


Abstracts from the First Annual Scholarly Day


Review Article

Uses, limitations, and complications of endobronchial ultrasound

B. A. Jalil et al


Case Studies

Recurrent hospitalization for self-injuries and suicide attempts: case study of a superutilizer

J. W. Roden-Foreman et al


Radiographic findings in the nail-patella syndrome

J. A. West and T. H. Louis


Solitary supratentorial Listeria monocytogenes brain abscess in an immunocompromised patient

J. A. West et al


Asplenia and fever

M. L. Huebner and K. A. Milota


Myroides odoratimimus bacteremia in a diabetic patient

T. R. Endicott-Yazdani et al


Right-sided hydropneumothorax as a presenting symptom of Boerhaave's syndrome (spontaneous esophageal rupture)

S. Rassameehiran et al


Pneumomediastinum in inflammatory bowel disease

N. Mihatov and A. Z. Fenves


Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease as a cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension

M. Porres-Aguilar et al


Pulmonary artery catheter–induced perforation treated with coil embolization

D. S. Kumar et al


A hybrid repair of a superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm using open mesenteric bypass and endovascular exclusion

T. A. Cumbie et al



Allergic acute coronary syndrome (Kounis syndrome)

S. Memon et al


Blood cyst of the anterior mitral leaflet causing severe mitral regurgitation

S. Madhavan et al


Right-sided superior vena cava draining into the left atrium in a patient with persistent left-sided superior vena cava emptying into the right atrium diagnosed by echocardiography

C. Clark and L. MacDonald


Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a 22-year-old man on lisdexamfetamine

A. M. Afzal et al


Worsening dyspnea in a 38-year-old


D. L. Glancy et al


Chronic pulmonary embolism in a young athletic woman

T. R. Larsen and T. C. Ball


Nonhepatic hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to undiagnosed urea cycle disorder

T. Mahmood and K. Nugent


Anaplastic large cell lymphoma in AIDS

M. Krol et al


Primary follicular lymphoma of the duodenum

R. Graham et al


Tubulocystic carcinoma of the kidney

V. Podduturi et al


Unusual presentation of metastatic ovarian carcinoma as an enlarged intramammary lymph node

C. Mason et al


Leukoencephalopathic changes on magnetic resonance imaging associated with a thermogenic dietary supplement (Thermatrim)

C. I. Olivas-Chacon et al


Editorials and Interview

Precision medicine: hype or hope?

R. G. Mennel


Update on the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance

C. E. Couch


Nobel laureates and their medical schools: who selected whom?

A. B. Weisse


On camel rides and Moses Maimonides

J. D. Cantwell


David Bruce Hellmann, MD: a conversation with the editor

D. B. Hellmann and W. C. Roberts


From the Editor

Facts and ideas from anywhere

W. C. Roberts



Clinical research studies enrolling patients

Acknowledgment of contributors

Proceedings' annual editorial board meeting

Avocations: Photograph by Dr. Solis

Avocations: Photograph by Dr. Rosenthal

Avocations: Poem by Dr. Khan

In memoriam

Baylor news

Reader comments: Low-voltage electrocardiogram in a patient with takotsubo syndrome associated with hyperthyroidism (J. E. Madias, with response by S. Omar)




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