Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis

Article: Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis Authors: Aditi Reddy, Divya Ashat, Arvind R Murali Journal: Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul 7;1-11. Abstract:Introduction: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an immune-mediated, chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. Topical steroids have been used in the management of EoE for over 15 years. […]

Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

UI nephrologists collaborate on new textbook

Urinalysis is one of the most common clinical tests ordered in adult and pediatric patients. However, understanding of the appropriate collection methods, analysis and interpretation of results is essential for all clinicians. Lisa Antes, MD, clinical professor, and Lee Sanders, PhD, MD, clinical assistant professor, both in the Division of Nephrology, co-edited the recently published […]

Manuscript Tips: Affiliations, Part 1

The following is the next installment in a series on writing for publication from Kris Greiner, medical and scientific editor in the Design Center. Explore her suite of editing services. Use full and correct department and division names. When listing an affiliation on a manuscript or any other professional document or presentation, make sure to list the […]

Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review

Article: Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review Authors: Gerald Clamon, William Zeitler, Josiah An, Taher A Hejleh Journal: Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jun 5. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000720. Online ahead of print Abstract:During the course of therapy, patients with small cell lung cancer have been noted to develop transformation […]

Manuscript Tips: Create a Title Page

The following is the first in a series on writing for publication from Kris Greiner, medical and scientific editor in the Design Center. Explore her suite of editing services. If you’re a new writer, one of the first things that can be overlooked in preparing a manuscript is the title page. If you know which […]

Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT: a Meta-Analysis

Article: Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT: a Meta-Analysis Authors: Richard M Hoffman, Rami P Atallah, Roger D Struble, Robert G Badgett Journal: J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jun 24. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05951-7. Online ahead of print. Abstract: Background: Randomized controlled trials have evaluated the efficacy of low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening on lung cancer […]

Munc13 mediates klotho-inhibitable diacylglycerol-stimulated exocytotic insertion of pre-docked TRPC6 vesicles

Article: Munc13 mediates klotho-inhibitable diacylglycerol-stimulated exocytotic insertion of pre-docked TRPC6 vesicles Authors: Jian Xie, Sung-Wan An, Xin Jin, Yuan Gui, Chou-Long Huang Journal: PLoS One. 2020 Mar 5;15(3):e0229799. Abstract: α-Klotho is a type 1 transmembrane protein that exhibits aging suppression function. The large amino-terminal extracellular domain of α-klotho is shed as soluble klotho (sKlotho) and […]

Randomized controlled trial comparing the Franseen needle with a Fork-tip needle for EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy

Article: Randomized controlled trial comparing the Franseen needle with a Fork-tip needle for EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy Authors: Munish Ashat, Jagpal S Klair, Sydney L Rooney, Sagar J Vishal, Chris Jensen, Arvind R Murali, Nadav Sahar, Rami El-Abiad, Henning Gerke Journal: Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Jun 8;S0016-5107(20)34407-2 Abstract: Background and aims: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) primarily […]

Non-Conventional Treatments for Conventional Chondrosarcoma

Article: Non-Conventional Treatments for Conventional Chondrosarcoma Authors: Varun Monga, Hariharasudan Mani, Angela Hirbe, Mohammed Milhem Journal: Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jul 19;12(7):E1962 Abstract: Chondrosarcomas are the most common malignant tumors of the cartilage, are seen predominantly in adults, and have varied clinical behavior. The majority of them affect the medullary canal of long bones and pelvic […]