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Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Fun
NEJMPerspective: As the surgeon prepared to make the first incision in a patient’s belly, he asked the medical student, “Why am I doing this?” When the student began explaining the patient’s condition, the surgeon said, “No, we’re doing this because it’s fun.”
Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Fatal Cytomegalovirus Infection in an Adult with Inherited NOS2 Deficiency
NEJMA 51-year-old Iranian man presented with severe CMV infection, which proved to be fatal over the next 29 months. Investigation determined that he had a homozygous frameshift mutation in the gene encoding a nonfunctional NOS2 protein.
Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Volume CT Screening in a Randomized Trial
NEJMHigh-risk patients were screened for lung cancer in a population-based RCT using volume-based nodule management for further testing. At 10 yrs follow up, lung cancer mortality was 2.5 per 1000 person years in the screened arm and 3.3 in the control arm.
Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine — Importation and Human-to-Human Transmission of a Novel Coronavirus in Vietnam
NEJMAuthors describe transmission of #2019nCoV from a father, who had flown with his wife from Wuhan to Hanoi, to his son. The findings suggest that the incubation period in the son may have been 3 days or less.
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Editorial from The New England Journal of Medicine — A Disclosure Form for Work Submitted to Medical Journals — A Proposal from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
NEJMWe believe most authors are committed to transparent reporting. Nonetheless, disagreement, confusion, and controversy regarding authors’ disclosures arise. We propose several changes to the ICMJE disclosure form.
Images in Clinical Medicine from The New England Journal of Medicine — Intrahepatic Biliary Ductal Dilatation
NEJMA 72-year-old woman presented with weight loss, abdominal pain, and jaundice. Imaging revealed a hepatic hilar mass with marked bilateral biliary ductal dilatation. A diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma was made.