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MAY 2024    Volume 107, Number 5

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Editor-in-Chief
William Binder, MD

Associate Editors
Kenneth S. Korr, MD
George Bayliss, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Contact
william_binder@brown.edu
mkorr@rimed.org

FOR AUTHORS
Publication Requirements
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Medicine Guide
Videos in Medicine Guide
 

CASE REPORTS
Positive Culture of Atypical Mycobacterium Avium Following Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Jonathan Liu, MD; Jacob Laperche, BS, MD’24; Marguerite Neill, MD; Derek Jenkins, MD

Refractory Hypoglycemia Due to Sulfonylurea Contamination of Illicit Opioid Medications
Jeffrey R. Savarino, MD, MPH; Robert Mokszycki, PharmD; Robert Tubbs, MD;
Rachel S. Wightman, MD

Common Peroneal Nerve and Tarsal Tunnel Release Surgery in an Adolescent Male
with Hunter Syndrome: Illustrative Case

Elijah M. Persad-Paisley, BA, MD’24; Belinda Shao, MD, MPH; Vinay Rao, MD;
Loree K. Kalliainen, MD, MA

A Consequence of an Electrical-Burn Injury: Atrial Fibrillation 
Anita Knopov, MD; Giovanna Deluca, MD, MS; Tareq Kheirbek, MD, FACS;
Nicholas J. Musisca, MD, FACEP

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Ebstein’s Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve
Beatriz Rizkallah Alves, MD; Carolina Saldanha Neves Horta Lima, MD;
Somwail Rasla, MD

Upper-Extremity Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome
Syed Bukhari, MD; Ammar Saati, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Urothelial Carcinoma: Epidemiology and Imaging-Based Review
Ashwin C. Reddy, BS; Joey Z. Gu, MD; Brandon H. Koo, MD; Victoria Fruh, PhD;
Alessandra J. Sax, MD

Assessing the Trends of Tramadol Utilization in the Medicare Part D Population in Rhode Island
Eric P. Borrelli, PhD, PharmD, MBA

Taking the Pulse of the Nursing Home Industry in Rhode Island
Robert B. Hackey, PhD; Colleen Dorrian; Meghan Levesque, BS

Cholangiocarcinoma: Epidemiology and Imaging-Based Review
Simon Kidanemariam, BS, MD’25; Joey Z. Gu, MD; Jessica H. Yoon, MD;
Jothika V. Challapalli, MD; Victoria Fruh,
PhD; Alessandra J. Sax, MD

Resilience Curriculum Improves Skills of Pediatric Fellows in Delivery of Difficult News
Tanya D. Murtha, MD, MPH, MHS; Janet Hafler, EdD; Emily Pinto Taylor, MD;
Joana Tala, MD; Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW; Stephanie Massaro, MD; Sarah Kandil, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Estimating the Effectiveness of COVID-19 Mitigation Policy in Rhode Island
John P. Fulton, PhD; Thomas A. Trikalinos, MD, PhD; Jonah Popp, PhD;
Stephanie Pollen, MPH; Dana Barclay, MS; Mark Freeman, MPA; Maria Messick, BS

Vital Statistics
ROSEANN GIORGIANNI, DEPUTY STATE REGISTRAR

Commentary
Medical Infomercials
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

HERITAGE
RIMJ Covers Capture Mid-Century Medical Landscape
Mary Korr

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD  
Mnajdra, Malta

In the News   [7-page pdf]
RI Delegation announces $1.9M to boost RI health infrastructure and workforce

BCBSRI’s $26M operating loss reflects nationwide trend of increasing healthcare costs

400,000+ Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare over past 365 days, 30% increase over last year

VA Providence unveils Canine Therapy Program to boost Veteran care

Doctors underutilize next-gen antibiotics to fight resistant infections in U.S. hospitals

Bryant introducing Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree

University Orthopedics partners with Revity Energy

Southcoast Health Heart and Vascular performs first in New England
novel atrial fibrillation treatment

OHIC Public Forum: Rhode Island’s National Leadership in Health Care Affordability,
Quality & Equity

Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT metro area named 48th in nation
for ozone pollution

Senators tour Meals on Wheels, introduce legislation to pilot ‘Food as Medicine’ interventions

People/Places   [4-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
RI Representatives join Pediatric and Adult Hydrocephalus Caucus

Clark Chen, MD, named Director of the Brain Tumor Program

Cory King confirmed as Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner

RECOGNITION
CODAC’s Linda E. Hurley honored with National Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth F. Berkley, MD, to receive the 2024 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award

Yul D. Ejnes, MD, honored by American College of Physicians

Trust in VA among Veteran patients in VA Providence rises to 93.6%

Endowment created in memory of UOI Spine Surgeon, Dr. Mark Palumbo

Kent receives Silver-Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

OBITUARIES   [1-page pdf]
Leo Miren Cok, MD

 
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