ADA-friendly PDF: Physician Update Spring 2014 Physician Update Spring 2014 Overview Articles in this Issue Cover 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. Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pregnancy Having Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis doesn't have to mean a life without children. Rehabilitation The Science of Hope A positive outlook really does help people recover from devastating illness or injury. Psychiatry 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. Orthopaedics 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.