Tag: geriatrics

Image: PD 1. Very obese patients older than 65 had a 1.68 odds ratio (p=0.01) for acute kidney injury (AKI) compared with nonobese patients after patients were case matched for relevant risk factors.  2. 514 AKI cases were identified, 180 (35%) were orthopedic procedures and 334 (65%) followed colon or thoracic...
Image: PD. PET scans of healthy vs. diseased brains 1. ABCA7 variants are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer Disease in African Americans, more so than in non-Hispanic whites. 2. ABCA7 encodes an ATP binding cassette transporter, which interacts with apolipoproteins and thus affects lipid metabolism. Study Rundown: In this retrospective...