ADA-friendly PDF: Physician Update Spring 2014

Physician Update Spring 2014

Articles in this Issue


  • Removing Embedded Inferior Vena Cava Filters
    Until now, a patient with an inferior vena cava filter that’s become trapped in the vessel might have had no option for its removal and faced a lifetime of health risks and anticoagulant therapy.


  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pregnancy
    Having Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis doesn't have to mean a life without children.


  • The Science of Hope
    A positive outlook really does help people recover from devastating illness or injury.


  • For Mild TBI: An Eye on the Sleepy
    Johns Hopkins research indicates that sleep can help physicians diagnose mild traumatic brain injury and also predict its outcome.


  • Getting Ahead of the Curve: A Fresh Take on Scoliosis
    Not every case worsens with time. The key is knowing when treatment is needed—and when it is not.

Continuing Medical Education

  • Mark Your Calendar
    A sampling of upcoming Continuing Medical Education events.