The latest issue of the Clinical Medicine & Research journal was released Friday, September 17th. 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.

The September issue features original research articles discussing data-driven methods for identifying location of stroke in the brain, societal risk factors contributing to heart failure readmissions, research monitoring antimicrobial resistance trends in Wisconsin, Sever’s Disease in children, physical changes in patients after hemodialysis, and reports of metastatic prostate cancer mimicking SAPHO syndrome, and thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.

 Peer-reviewed original articles in this edition include:

“In Memoriam: Vijay H. Aswani, MD, PhD (1962–2021): A Doctor, a Humanitarian, and a Phage Researcher” by Sanjay K. Shukla

“Where in the Brain do Strokes Occur? A Pilot Study and Call for Data” by Larry Nichols, Joshua C. Bridgewater, Nicholas B. Wagner, Mathew Karivelil, Himara Koelmeyer, Denise Goings, and Thomas D. Hope

“Social Vulnerability Indices as a Risk Factor for Heart Failure Readmissions” by Manjari Rani Regmi, Nitin Tandan, Priyanka Parajuli, Mukul Bhattarai, Ruby Maini, Abhishek Kulkarni, and Robert Robinson

“Surveillance of Wisconsin Organisms for Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology (SWOTARE): 2018-2019 Report on Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella pneumoniae Clinical Isolates” by Alyssa Reynoso and Erik Munson

“Sever’s Disease of the Pediatric Population: Clinical, Pathologic, and Therapeutic Considerations” by Mohamad Y. Fares, Hamza A. Salhab, Hussein H. Khachfe, Jawad Fares, Rachid Haidar, and Umayya Musharrafieh

“Body Weight and Muscle Thickness Changes after Hemodialysis: A Pilot Study with Bayesian Approach” by Ana Milena Vieira Peixoto, Jonas R. Dias da Silva, David Lomanto Couto, and Rafael Pereira

“Metastatic Carcinoma of Prostate as a Mimicker of SAPHO Syndrome” by Rahul Sehgal, Andrew R Virata, Pankaj Bansal, and Melissa Hart

“Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis: A Case Report and Literature Review” by Matthew Patel and Karim Ladak

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 Salzman Scott, M.S., senior editor; Jamiu O. Busari, M.D., Ph.D., associate editor from Horacio Oduber Hospital in Oranjestad, Aruba; 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 an artist rendering of a bursting blood vessel, representing a stroke. Nichols and colleagues discuss data-driven methods for identifying location of stroke in the brain.

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