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The Benefits of Catheter Ablation

Come and check out the latest blog post from Michael Weilert MD!

According to a new study, adult patients with atrial fibrillation whose heart… 390 more words

Michael Weilert MD

Getting Out of an Intellectual Laziness Slump

I’m currently listening to the Q&A session after a Big Data Analytics talk in the Grand Ballroom here at the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting at the McCormick Place in Chicago. 539 more words

Generalist

First Assignments

School starts on Monday. This summer went by so very quickly, and I’m not so sure that I’m ready to take on M2 just yet, while at other times I can’t wait. 299 more words

Medical School

New Ebola can spread by people without obvious signs of the disease

From CNN, July 29, 2014

Brantly’s family had been with him in Liberia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but left for the United States before he became symptomatic; as such it is highly unlikely that they caught the virus from him.

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Outbreak

Necrosis

Background

  • Abnormal tissue (I.e. groups of cells) death during life
    • Always pathological and accompanied by inflammation (necrotic cells are phagocytosed by inflammatory cells)

Types

  • Coagulative (structured): most common; usually a result of interrupted blood supply; tissue architecture preserved …
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Basic Sciences

Gifted arrogance.

You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive.

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Love