Alexandra P. Wolanskyj, MD

    Alexandra P. Wolanskyj, MD

    Associate professor of medicine in the department of hematology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
    • From the Hudson River to the Hematology Wards: Why Simulation of Intrathecal Chemotherapy Can Save Lives Monday, December 1st, 2014

      Let’s start with two case examples: “Mr. M” is a 36-year-old male with newly diagnosed B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) who presents with diplopia, a classic feature of central nervous system (CNS) involvement. During his first of several planned intrathecal (IT) chemotherapy sessions, he undergoes placement of the lumbar spinal needle under fluoroscopic guidance. Free-flowing [...]

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