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Musculoskeletal Medicine and Pain

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome in a patient with restrictive cardiomyopathy and portal hypertension

Christopher Lu, MD; Min Yoo, MD, MSCR; and Arthur J. De Luigi, DO, MHA
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is a condition that produces exercise-induced pain and swelling due to a transient increase in compartment pressures. We present a unique case of CECS in a patient without the traditional risk factors but rather diagnosed with cardiac cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
NMM/OMT

Concussion-related visual memory and reaction time impairment in college athletes improved after osteopathic manipulative medicine: a randomized clinical trial

Jayme D. Mancini, DO, PhD; Nicole Angelo, DO, MS; Reem Abu-Sbaih, DO; Patricia Kooyman, DO; and Sheldon Yao, DO
The objective of this study was to assess the presence of and recovery from new-onset impairments in concussions among college athletes receiving osteopathic manipulative medicine.
Public Health and Primary Care

Conquering diabetes therapeutic inertia: practical tips for primary care

Joy A. Moverley, DHSc, MPH, PA-C; Lucia Novak, NP; and Jay H. Shubrook, DO
Despite well-established management guidelines, only about half of the patients with diabetes achieve glycemic targets, only one in five patients achieve metabolic control, and both patients and physicians find themselves stuck in a rut called therapeutic inertia (TI). The authors present several practical strategies that can be tailored to different practice settings and facilitate reducing TI.

Proposed Amendments to the AOA Constitution

View the proposed amendments to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Constitution that were presented for First Reading at the July 2021 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates and will be presented for action at the 2022 Annual Meeting and amendments to the AOA Constitution that will be presented for First Reading at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates, which will occur on July 15–17, 2022.

Proposed Amendments to the AOA Bylaws

View the proposed amendments to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Bylaws that will be presented for action at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates, which will occur July 15-17, 2022.

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Intraoperative appearance of gonadal vein embolization coil

A 49-year-old woman with May-Thurner syndrome and a history of post left common iliac stent placement presented in March 2020 with ongoing pelvic pain. She was diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome and gonadal vein insufficiency. She underwent left gonadal vein embolization with Nester coils (Cook Medical, Bloomington, IN) under fluoroscopic guidance. Read more