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Highlights from the Current Issue – Audiovisual Summary

      Dr Thomas Gerber, Associate Editor of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, discusses the articles featured on the cover page of the July 2014 issue.
      These include:
      “Remission of Disseminated Cancer After Systemic Oncolytic Virotherapy,”
      by Dr Stephen J. Russell and colleagues;
      “Taming Measles Virus to Create an Effective Cancer Therapeutic,”
      by Dr John C. Bell;
      “Outbreaks of Infections Associated With Drug Diversion by US Health Care Personnel,”
      by Drs Melissa K. Schaefer and Joseph F. Perz;
      “Bloodstream Infection Outbreaks Related to Opioid-Diverting Health Care Workers: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Prevention and Detection Programs,”
      by Drs Keith H. Berge and William L. Lanier;
      “Treatment Discontinuations With New Oral Agents for Long-term Anticoagulation: Insights From a Meta-analysis of 18 Randomized Trials Including 101,801 Patients,”
      by Dr Surav Chatterjee and colleagues;
      “Parkinson Disease Treatment in Hospitals and Nursing Facilities: Avoiding Pitfalls,”
      by Dr J. Eric Ahlskog;
      “Update on Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke,”
      by Drs Jennifer E. Fugate and Alejandro A. Rabinstein;
      “Revocation of Board Certification for Legally Permitted Activities,”
      by Dr David B. Waisel;
      “Controversies in Barrett Esophagus,”
      by Drs Kerry B. Dunbar and Stuart J. Spechler;
      “Ten Common Questions (and Their Answers) on Medical Futility,”
      by Dr Keith M. Swetz and colleagues.

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