Monthly Archives: February 2017


Diabetes Mellitus – Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a very prevalent disease (median prevalence ~ 8% in USA) that leads to significant morbidity and mortality. DM can be classified in 2 types: Type 1 […]


Hinchey Classification for Acute Diverticulitis

The Hinchey Classification is a simple staging system useful to determine the severity of acute diverticulitis. With the clinical history, physical examination and a CT scan of the abdomen the […]


Atrial Fibrillation – Diagnosis and Treatment

Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia in clinical practice, affecting around 33 million people worldwide. The incidence and prevalence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Its pathogenesis is usually […]