Cardiology

How cardiovascular mortality has changed for patients on dialysis

September 14, 2020

Dialysis can help extend the life expectancy of patients with kidney disease, but it also has an impact on mortality. A new study looks at how cardiovascular mortality trends have changed for patients on dialysis.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19

July 13, 2020

Children who at first did not appear to contract COVID-19 have been found to exhibit a more serious illness that has now been reported worldwide. Two experts offer guidance on recognizing and treating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

Epidural bleeding in an infant with hemophilia

June 30, 2020

A 7-month-old male with severe hemophilia A (less than 1% factor VIII [FVIII] activity) presented to his pediatrician with fussiness and inability to sleep for 3 days. He had received his influenza vaccine 3 days earlier. What's the diagnosis?