You Make the Call

You Make the Call

Each month we’ll pick a challenging clinical question submitted through the Consult-a-Colleague program and post the expert’s response.

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You Make the Call: Is 3 months of anticoagulation enough for a provoked VTE?

This month, Keith McCrae, MD, discusses the appropriate length of anticoagulation for a provoked DVT. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma...
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You Make the Call: Should a pregnant patient with hemochromatosis receive iron?

This month, Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD, discusses the treatment of iron deficiency during pregnancy in a patient with hereditary hemochromatosis. And don't forget to check...
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You Make the Call: Is warfarin recommended for a patient with recurrent coronary artery closure?

This month, Michael Kroll, MD, discusses management of a patient with recurrent coronary artery closure. And don’t forget to check out next month’s clinical dilemma – send in...
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You Make the Call: Should this patient with DLBCL receive rituximab maintenance after R-CHOP?

This month Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc, discusses whether a patient with high-risk DLBCL should receive rituximab maintenance after R-CHOP (rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin hydrochloride,...
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You Make the Call: How would you treat these patients with acute stroke who...

This month Keith R. McCrae, MD, discusses anticoagulation for patients with antiphospholipid antibodies and a history of stroke. And don't forget to check out next month's...
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You Make the Call: Would rituximab re-treatment help this patient with hemolytic anemia?

This month, Edward Benz Jr., MD, discusses treatment of Coombs-positive hemolytic anemia in a patient who declines to undergo splenectomy.I am caring for a...
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You Make the Call: How would you treat a frail patient with relapsed hairy cell...

This month, Marty Tallman, MD, discusses treatment of early-relapsing hairy cell leukemia variant. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma - send...
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You Make the Call: What is the best consolidation therapy for this patient with...

This month, Erin Reid, MD, discusses treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma - send...
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You Make the Call: Does this patient with diabetes and thrombocytosis need a bone...

This month, Mrinal S. Patnaik, MBBS, discusses treatment of thrombocytosis in a patient with diabetes and ischemic cardiomyopathy. And don't forget to check out next...
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You Make the Call: How would you treat an older patient with ulcerative colitis...

This month, Kenneth A. Bauer, MD, discusses the duration of anticoagulation in a patient with ulcerative colitis and thrombosis. And don't forget to check out...
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October 2020 Volume 6, Issue 12

This issue examines racism in the U.S. health care system, discusses the FDA's newly loosened blood donation restrictions, and more.

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