Grand Rounds: August 20, 2015

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Special guest Father Boyle of Homeboy Industries kicked off rounds this week by inducing chuckles and tears with stories about how gangster rehabilitation has improved our community.

Dr. Nerses Sanossian presented the latest evidence supporting angiographic clot removal for stroke and also described efforts by LAC+USC to move toward becoming a stroke center.

Drs. Arora and Menchine held another PIMP session, in which they discussed papers describing (1) the lack of efficacy of medical expulsive therapy for nephrolithiasis and (2) possible outpatient treatment of certain pulmonary embolisms with rivaroxaban.

Dr. Plantmason tried to stump our new Chair, Dr. Chudnofsky, with a tough CPC case. Watch Dr. Chudnofsky own the case and charm the heck out of us.

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