The latest issue of the ​Clinical Medicine & Research journal was released Monday, December 14, featuring seven research findings including original research on predicting metabolic syndrome in people living with HIV, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and urine antigen testing sensitivity. Four of these articles are authored by Health System researchers and clinicians (names highlighted in bold).

Peer-reviewed original articles in this edition include:

“Myocardial Infarction Type 2 Avoiding Pitfalls and Preventing Adverse Outcomes" by Muhammad
Umer Siddiqui, M.D.
; Adnan Ahmed, M.D.; Muhammad Danial Siddiqui, M.D.; and Ahmed K. Pasha, M.D.

“Lipid Accumulation Product Index to Predict Metabolic Syndrome in People Living with HIV" by Marianna Amaral Raboso, M.Sc.; Nathalia Sernizon Guimarães, Ph.D.; and Unaí Tupinambás, M.D., Ph.D.

“Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and 30-Day Readmission" by Manjari Rani Regmi, M.D.; Mukul Bhattarai, M.D., M.P.H., FACP; Priyanka Parajuli, M.D.; Odalys Estefania Lara Garcia, M.D.; Nitin Tandan, M.D.; Nicolas Ferry, M.D., Capt USAF; Asad Cheema, M.D.; Youssef Chami, M.D.; and Robert Robinson, M.D., M.S., FACP.

“Urine Antigen Testing is Equally Sensitive to B. dermatitidis and B. gilchristii Infections" by Klaire L. Laux, M.S.; Jennifer L. Anderson, B.S.; Stephen P. Bentivenga, Ph.D.; Joseph A. McBride, M.D.; Alana Sterkel, Ph.D.; Eduard Matkovic, M.D.; Gregory M. Gauthier, M.D.; and Jennifer K. Meece, Ph.D.

“Multimodal Intervention Approach Reduces Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections in a Rural Tertiary Care Center" by Bindu R. Potugari, M.D.; Peter E. Umukoro, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D.; and Jayanth G. Vedre, M.D., M.P.H.

“Distribution of the HTT Gene A1 and A2 Haplotypes Worldwide: A Systematic Review" by Thays Andrade Apolinário, Ph.D.; Dionatan Costa Rodrigues, M.Sc.; Mayra Braga Lemos, B.Sc.; Carmen Lúcia Antão Paiva, Ph.D.; and Luciana Andrade Agostinho, Ph.D.

“Repeat Pregnancy after Prior Aortic Valve-in-Valve Replacement: A Cautionary Tale" by Kelly Rasmussen, N.P.; Roxann Rokey, M.D.; Stacey C. Rolak, M.P.H.; Chuyang Zhong, M.D.; John H. Braxton, M.D., M.B.A.; and Kazumasa Hashimoto, M.D., Ph.D.

About the journal

Clinical Medicine & Research debuted in 2003 continuing the Health System's long history of publishing scholarly journals that dates back to the first half of the 1900s. With an international reach, Clinical Medicine & Research is indexed in major U.S. and international databases of scientific information including Index Medicus/MEDLINE, PubMed Central, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index and many more.

It is one of only a few medical research journals owned and published by private health systems and also included in the U.S. National Library of Medicine's prestigious Index Medicus/MEDLINE database. Other health systems with such indexed journals include Mayo Clinic Health System, Cleveland Clinic, Texas Heart Institute and Menninger Clinic.

Accepted articles are published online at prior to appearing in a formal issue of the journal. The site is accessed more than 20,000 times per month and has more than 100,000 full-text article views or downloads per year.

To submit an article, visit All submitted articles are peer-reviewed first by the executive editorial team. If selected during editorial review, articles are also peer-reviewed by external subject-matter experts. To reach the executive editorial team, email or call 715-389-3501.

Members of the executive editorial team include Adedayo Onitilo, M.D., Ph.D., editor-in-chief; Sherry Salzmann Scott, M.S., senior editor; Jamiu O. Busari, M.D., Ph.D., associate editor from Zuyderland Medical Center in the Netherlands; Robert Greenlee, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate editor; and Rohit Sharma, M.D., FACS, associate editor. Members of the editorial advisory board from Marshfield Clinic Health System include Kelley Anderson, M.D.; Jessica Engel, D.N.P.; Steven Taylor, M.D.; and Richard Dart, M.D., editor emeriti.

Photo: The front cover of Clinical Medicine & Research features a conceptual computer artwork of bacteria (green) in the urinary tract (represented by metal tubes). The urinary tract is usually sterile, therefore the presence of any microorganism is termed a urinary tract infection (UTI).

Clinical Medicine & Research is an indexed, peer-reviewed, medical research journal owned and published by Marshfield Clinic Health System, and edited within Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.

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