A substrate voltage map is used to identify areas of severely diseased myocardium and VT circuit in the region of dense myocardial scar. The voltage map is an array of measurements of local myocardial voltage obtained during sinus rhythm. Learn more:
Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias | NEJM
Review Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias
While hepatic resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma was performed with less than 5% mortality in specialized centers, a textbook outcome appears to have been achieved in only one-quarter of patients https://t.co/Wk8Bbfhg8B #VisualAbstract
Study suggests that prior exposure to infections and treatment with anti-infective agents are associated with the development of #eatingdisorders, supporting an emerging immunologic hypothesis https://t.co/s5Dnz1i0a4
Prenatal and peripubertal exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals in cosmetics, personal care products, and scented household items could be one reason some girls are entering puberty early, according to a recent study. @jenabbasi reports
Quick Uptakes: Chemicals in Consumer Products Associated With Early Puberty
This Medical News article discusses prenatal and peripubertal exposures to phthalates, parabens, and phenols and associations with puberty timing.
Many thanks to everyone who has come and expressed their views on the deeply important issue of #mentalhealth law at #MHQT this evening. We really do appreciate it.
.@rosalindclaire: Joint production of an advance statement offers a way to improve the therapeutic relationship. Clinicians must accept that they need to get involved with this. #MHQT
#JAMAForum: How an expanded vision of managed care organizations could tackle inequities https://t.co/FI6FYyn3Dg
.@RaiWaddingham: Currrent #mentalhealth law is discriminatory, but if we go to a capacity-based system, things might improve. #MHQT
#HighSchool Start Time and #Migraine Frequency in High School Students
@aagelfand et al
. @Capacitylaw: The really interesting and important legal point is—what can we do to develop laws and rights for people so that we don’t even need a #mentalhealth act? #MHQT
. @markybt: We need #mentalhealthcare services that are flexible, creative, and responsive—but most of all, *kind*.
How can we hand power over to communities to design the services that they need? #MHQT
Lade Smith: There are profound inequalities in #mentalhealth care if you are from a black ethnic background. We have known about this for over 30 years, and nothing has changed. #MHQT See https://t.co/MtMMwKEDqJ
Bryn Lloyd-Evans: “Austerity and increasing deprivation” might be one factor behind rising #MentalHealth Act admissions. #MHQT
. @stevegilbertmh “If we’re going to reduce the number of #MentalHealth Act admissions: Give people what they want, when they need it, how they want it.” #MHQT
.@stevegilbertmh: “There is no quick fix” to the high number of detentions under the #mentalhealth act. “This requires a long term commitment” on many different issues. #MHQT
George Szmukler: “Many would argue that the #mentalhealth act is well past its sell-by date.” #MHQT
It’s #MHQT time! And what a panel we have for you tonight.
Today on @CNBC @PowerLunch: $REGN CEO Dr Len Schleifer joins us to discuss his NYT op-ed (below). What do you think? And what do you want to know? Tune in 2pmET.
Opinion | Taxpayers Shouldn‘t Have to Pay for New Roads
A tiny slice of equity from public companies could fund America‘s desperate need for better infrastructure.
The study of focal brain lesions has traditionally been used to map neurologic symptoms to specific regions; however, many neurologic and psychiatric symptoms correspond more closely to networks of connected regions. Continue reading:
Mapping Symptoms to Brain Networks with the Human Connectome | NEJM
Review Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Mapping Symptoms to Brain Networks with the Human Connectome
A 6-year-old boy presents with multiple erythematous geographic patches, many with a surrounding halo of pallor. Read this case report.
Capillary Malformation–Arteriovenous Malformation Syndrome
This case report describes a 6-year-old boy with multiple erythematous geographic patches, many with a surrounding halo of pallor.
In this national survey study using NHANES data to describe trends in sedentary behaviors of US adolescent and adults 2001-2016, the prevalence of watching television or videos >= 2 hrs / day was high and stable, while computer use >=1 hr / day increased
Trends in Sedentary Behavior
This national survey study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data to describe trends in sedentary behaviors of the adoles...
Using 1997 and 2014 PSID-CDS data, we found screen time doubled for kids under age 3 and TV time for kids younger than 6 increased exponentially
Assessment of Screen Exposure in Young Children, 1997 to 2014
This study evaluates changes in types of screen time exposure among young children before and after the widespread availability of mobile devices.
New research findings into early or delayed cardioversion in recent-onset atrial fibrillation explained in Quick Take video:
Early or Delayed Cardioversion in AF | NEJM
Quick Take Video Summary from The New England Journal of Medicine —
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