224. An Uncontrollable Leak- The Approach to a VIPoma
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1w ago
What is that rare endocrine tumour that can cause watery diarrhea? You may have heard of a VIPoma, but how much do you actually know about it?  This episode was written by Dr. Tiffany Mach (Internal Medicine Resident) and reviewed by Dr. Vincent Larouche (Endocrinology) and Dr. Maral Koolian (General Internal Medicine).  Infographic by Julia Simone (Medical Student) Support the show ..read more
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223. A Broken Heart - An Approach to Takatsubo Cardiomyopathy
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2w ago
In this episode, we review the clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, work-up and management of a patient presenting with Takatsubo (or stress-induced) Cardiomyopathy. Our medicine minute discusses the JAMA discusses the higher incidence of stress cardiomyopathy noted during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Written by: Dr. Mehras Motamed (Internal Medicine resident) Reviewed y: Dr. Dennis Ko (Interventional Cardiologist) and Dr. David Juurlink (General Internist, Clinical Pharmacologist)   Support the show ..read more
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222. I Am An Island - Approach to Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
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3w ago
Ever wonder what to do with that finding of an unexpected nodule on chest xray? Here we walk you through the approach including risk stratification, follow-up, and work-up.  Written by: Dr. Brandon Luu (Internal Medicine Resident)  Reviewed by: Dr. Lee Fidler (Respirologist) and Dr. Laiya Carayannopoulos (Internist & Intensivist)   Support the show ..read more
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221. Red Pulp, White Pulp - An approach to splenomegaly
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1M ago
In this episode, we review the physiology and pathophysiology, etiology, clinical exam, investigations and treatment in patients with splenomegaly. Our medicine minute addresses the COMFORT II trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012.  Written by: Drs. Owen Luo and Jia Li (Lily) Liu (Internal medicine residents) Reviewed by: Dr. Gizelle Popradi (hematologist) and Dr. Samuel Mamane (general internist)  Support the show ..read more
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220. Little Room for Relaxation: Heart Failure Preserved Ejection Fraction
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1M ago
HFpEF is the lesser talked about, but still equally important type of CHF! We discuss the evidence and give you a run-down on everything you need to know about HFpEF. Written by Dr. Aishwarya Roshan, Internal Medicine resident, and reviewed by Dr. Krishnan Ramanathan, Cardiology and CICU, and Dr. Alison Lai, Internal Medicine. Infographic by Dr. Caitlyn Vlasschaert, Internal Medicine Resident.  Support the show ..read more
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218. From Leeches to Personalized Medicine - Approaches to Polycythemia Vera and Essential Thrombocythemia
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2M ago
This week we bring you a two-in-one! We cover polycythemia vera and essential thrombocytosis.  Written by: Dr. RuiQi (Richard) Chen (Internal Medicine Resident)  Reviewed by: Dr. Hassan Sibai (Hematology) and Dr. Christopher Langlois (GIM) Support the show ..read more
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216. Burning up- Serotonin Syndrome and Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
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3M ago
In this weeks episode you'll learn about two often confused syndromes that cause elevated body temperature! Episode written by Dr. Thomas Kiebalo (Internal Medicine Resident) and reviewed by Dr. Peter Wu (Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology and General Internal Medicine) and Dr. Gillian Spiegle (General Internal Medicine). Infographic by Dr. Shannon Gui (Internal Medicine Resident).  Support the show ..read more
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215. How low can you go? An Approach to Hypoglycemia
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3M ago
You may know what to do with hyperglyecmia- but do you know what to do when the glucose goes low? Learn how to treat this dangerous (and less taught) condition in this weeks episode!  This episode was written by Isabel Shamsudeen (Internal Medicine Resident), and reviewed by Dr. Tayyab Khan (Endocrinology) and Dr. Saira Zafar (General Internal Medicine).  Episode produced by Dr. Margaret Sun (Internal Medicine Resident). Infographic by Dr. Caitlyn Vlasschaert (Internal Medicine Resident).  Support the show ..read more
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214. Small But Mighty - An Internist's Approach to Small Cell Lung Cancer
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3M ago
In this episode, we review the clinical presentation, classification, investigations, treatment and prognosis of patients with small cell lung cancer. Our medicine minute discusses the CASPIAN trial.  Written by: Dr. Craig Rodrigues (Internal Medicine Resident) Reviewed by: Dr. Susanna Cheng (Medical Oncologist) and Dr. Ignazio La Delfa (Internist) Support the show ..read more
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213. Stuck Together- Thrombosis in Malignancy
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3M ago
Have you ever wondered about how to treat VTE in malignancy? This episode goes over all the ins and outs of this complex and nuanced topic! Written by Dr. Kevin Yijun Fan, Internal Medicine and reviewed by Dr. Helena Dhamko, (Hematology) and Dr. Ed Etchells (General Internal Medicine).  Infographic by Valarie Kim (Internal Medicine Resident).  Support the show ..read more
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