Johnathan Ross Renew

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INTRODUCTION Genital abnormalities have been reported in up to 12 percent of men with unilateral renal agenesis.(1) There have also been reports of neurofibromatosis patients manifesting ipsilateral renal agenesis.(2) Abnormal development of the mesonephric duct between the fourth and thirteenth week of embryonic life seems to be the origin of such cysts,(More)
BACKGROUND When patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) miss their routine intermittent hemodialysis (IHD), electrolyte abnormalities and volume overload often occur. An institutional protocol to ensure that patients receiving IHD have elective surgeries scheduled within 24 hours after their dialysis may reduce procedural delays or cancellations caused(More)
PURPOSE To present a case of mycobacterium infection transmitted through a heater-cooler unit during cardiac bypass surgery. CLINICAL FEATURES A 63-yr-old woman with a past medical history of aortic coarctation repair in 1963 and a mechanical aortic valve replacement in 2010 was prescribed antibiotics and steroids at an outpatient care facility in(More)
BACKGROUND Given the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in modern society, health care providers are frequently tasked with managing glucose control in the perioperative period. When determining perioperative diabetes management, the clinician must balance the need to maintain relative euglycemia at the time of surgery with preventing hypoglycemia or(More)
BACKGROUND Hyperlactatemia is relatively common in the cardiac surgical patient and is usually considered a marker of illness severity. The frequency and impact of severe hyperlactatemia after elective cardiac surgery has not been described, and prognosis may be different compared with that for other surgical or medical critically ill patient populations.(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease is a common comorbidity encountered during the perioperative period. Whether patients are scheduled for cardiac or noncardiac surgery, this cardiovascular disease must be addressed in the preoperative period to decrease the accompanying risks and potential postoperative problems. Lipid-lowering medications are often used(More)