Contemporary Internal Medicine

Clinical Case Studies

  • Juan M. Bowen
  • Ernest L. Mazzaferri

Part of the Contemporary Internal Medicine book series (COIM, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Andrew Libertin, John S. Heintz
    Pages 36-50
  3. Donald E. Thornton, Earl N. Metz
    Pages 51-59
  4. Douglas Myers, Ernest L. Mazzaferri
    Pages 60-67
  5. Jeffrey E. Weiland
    Pages 68-75
  6. James Bacon
    Pages 76-91
  7. Gary C. Kindt
    Pages 92-106
  8. Daniel Caruso, Kwame Osei
    Pages 107-117
  9. Ernest L. Mazzaferri, Lorraine M. Birskovich
    Pages 118-130
  10. Edith T. de los Santos, Ernest L. Mazzaferri
    Pages 138-149
  11. Charles Love
    Pages 161-173
  12. Seth M. Kantor
    Pages 174-185
  13. James M. Ryan
    Pages 186-197
  14. Scott Miller, Fred Thomas
    Pages 198-212
  15. David B. Thomas, John J. Fromkes
    Pages 213-224
  16. Cynthia G. Kreger, Jeffrey P. York
    Pages 225-245
  17. N. Paul Hudson
    Pages 257-268
  18. Daryl A. Cottrell, Samuel Cataland, Thomas O’Dorisio
    Pages 269-276
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 277-286

About this book


In the previous two volumes of this series, we presented classic problems in internal medicine as illustrated by actual cases cared for in our institution. It has been gratifying for us to see the interest that these volumes have generated with students and trainees. We remain committed to the case method of instruction, and believe that there is no better method to learn medicine than to have an individual patient problem as the basis for study of pathophysiology, natural history, diagnosis and management. We hope that our readers find this third volume as enjoyable and instructive as the editors found it. Juan M. Bowen, MD Ernest L. Mazzaferri, MD, FACP xiii Acknowledgement The editors are grateful to Jeff Smith and Jenny Riegler for their unflagging professionalism and patience. xiv Contents Case 1 Mitral Regurgitation - Chronic Versus Acute: Implications for Timing of Surgery • . • • • . . • . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Harisios Boudoulas, MD Charles F. Wooley, MD Advances and diagnostic imaging in a surgical technique have changed the approach to mitral valve regurgitation. This chapter provides an expert's perspective. Case 2 Cystic Fibrosis in Adults .. • •••••••••••• 36 Andrew Libertin, MD John S. Heintz, MD As children with cystic fibrosis grow into adulthood, the internist assumes a greater role in their care. Case 3 Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura . . . . . . . . . . 51 . . . Donald E. Thornton, MD Earl N. Metz, MD, FACP Patients with ITP continue to present difficulties in diagnosis and management. Two experts discuss the current approach to ITP.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Juan M. Bowen
    • 1
  • Ernest L. Mazzaferri
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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