The Evolving Treatment of Clostridium Difficile Infection

, February 17, 2017 at 3:30 PM 0 comments

Prabin Sharma Department of Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital prabin.sharma@bpthosp.org Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) rates have been increasing, with a corresponding rise of morbidity and mortality. The primary treatment modality of CDI includes standard-of-care oral antibiotics, although the recurrent infection rate is high and newer treatment methods are beingRead More

Mesentery – The New Organ You Always Knew You Had

January 11, 2017 at 10:46 AM 0 comments

Prabin Sharma Department of Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital prabin.sharma@bpthosp.org Coffey et al.1 justify the designation of mesentery as an individual organ. Various news outlets have posted articles on this topic with sensational headings, but some of these articles are misleading, presenting Coffey’s findings in a different light thanRead More