In new letter just posted, Gilead CEO says the company has ramped up remdesivir supply to 1.5 million individual doses (depending on optimal duration of treatment, which is being studied, could equate to 140K+ courses) which it’s providing to treat severe #COVID19 at no cost (1)
A 31-year-old woman presented with blurred vision and proptosis of the left eye. An MRI revealed a retrobulbar cystic lesion, which was confirmed on histopathological examination to be a hydatid cyst.
Patients with mantle-cell lymphoma who have a relapse after chemotherapy and anti-CD20 and BTK inhibitor therapy have a poor prognosis. An injection of CD19-directed CAR T cells induced a complete response in 59% of patients, with 78% of these patients in remission at 1 year.
Fascinating article from pediatric emergency doc @drsujitsharma about social/physical distancing during and after an ice storm. Back then, everyone was stuck at home and look what happened.
Thank you, @CNNOpinion! We need hope...light at end of this endless tunnel. TY @drsanjaygupta, for being an inspiring voice for all healthcare workers...leading by example: providing people hope, with data rather diatribe. @AnnChahroudi @LoraxMD https://twitter.com/CNNOpinion/status/1246269441848950784?s=20
In-hospital mortality after acute upper GI bleeding has been estimated at 10%. Endoscopy, which allows identification of the source of bleeding, is recommended within 24 hours after consultation; whether earlier endoscopy would reduce mortality has not been known.
Felt very luck to catch up with @davidaxelrod for the #AxeFiles. Felt like two friends just catching up. No agenda. No hurry. Just real conversation. With everyone staying at home, I encourage you to do the same. Good for the mind and the soul. Thanks David.
Today, @drsanjaygupta is a trusted and comforting source for Americans in a time of crisis. But on latest #AxeFiles, he speaks movingly about his struggle to find belonging as a young Indian-American in a homogenous suburban community.
Here’s full pod👇
This article provides U.S. national estimates for 6 common nosocomial pathogens: MRSA, vancomycin-resistant enterococcus, carbapenem-resistant acinetobacter species, multidrug-resistant P. aeruginosa, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, and ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae.
This interactive graphic provides a guide to the history, epidemiology, and clinical characteristics of tuberculosis and highlights the obstacles to and strategies for containing infection.
"Ultrasonography is a relatively inexpensive and widely available imaging modality and therefore should be the first line for the diagnosis of PAS disorders:"
Patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding were assigned to receive endoscopy within 6 hours or between 6 and 24 hours after gastroenterological consultation. Earlier endoscopy did not lower mortality.
#Migraine and #IschemicStroke in Women: A Narrative Review
Gretchen Tietjen and @EmilyMaly4