vitamin b12 deficiency in resettled bhutanese refugees--united states, 2008-2011.since 2008, approximately 30,000 bhutanese refugees have been resettled in the united states. routine medical examinations of refugees after arrival in resettlement states indicated hematologic and neurologic disorders caused by vitamin b12 deficiency. these cases were reported by examining physicians and state health departments to cdc, which initiated an investigation. this report summarizes the results of that investigation. sera from overseas medical examinations, postarrival examinations in ...201121430638
frequency of helicobacter pylori seropositivity and c-reactive protein increase in atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary angiography.atrial fibrillation (af) is the most common rhythm disturbance seen in clinical practice. evidence emerged that suggested inflammation was associated with risk of af. helicobacter pylori causes gastric and esophageal inflammation, as well as systemic and vascular inflammation. these local and systemic inflammatory effects may increase the risk of af. study patients were consecutive patients who underwent angiography for suspicion of coronary artery disease. patients' af status was determined by ...200818328851
identification and eradication of helicobacter pylori in an isolated patient population.this study had three goals: (1) identify patients with helicobacter pylori, treat their disease, monitor their progress, and determine that they are no longer infected. (2) realize a cost savings for our health clinic. (3) improve patient quality of life. these three goals have been met.19979232984
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