The latest issue of the Clinical Medicine & Research journal was released this week. 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 new issue features original resea​rch articles related to improving timeliness of infant vaccinations; analyzing survival after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the Marshfield Aortic Valve Experience study; evaluating use of perioperative bridging anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing surgical procedures; and assessing adherence to reporting standards in interventional radiology guidelines for diagnostic arteriography. Four articles in this issue are authored by Health System researchers and clinicians (names highlighted in bold).

Peer-reviewed original articles in this edition include:

“Aspirin for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer" a letter by Anna Breiburg, APRN-BC, RRT and Ware G. Kuschner, M.D., with comment by Deepa Soodi, M.D.; Jeffrey J. VanWormer, Ph.D.; and Shereif H. Rezkalla, M.D., FACP, FACC

“Infant vaccinations among mothers with substance-abuse disorders: A comparative study" by Ann C. Falkenburg-Olson, Ph.D.; Karen L. Hayter, Ph.D.; Renee A. Holzer, B.S.N.; Jayne M. Laylan, M.S.N.; Andrew J. Borgert, Ph.D.; and Ann E. Budzak Garza, M.D.

“Three-year survival after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Finding from the Marshfield Aortic Valve Experience study" by Peter E. Umukoro, M.D., M.P.H., ScD; Paul Yeung-Lai-Wah, M.D.; Sunil Pathak, M.D.; Sabri Elkhidir, M.D.; Deepa Soodi, M.D.; Brooke Delgoffe, M..S; Richard Berg, M.S.; Kelley P. Anderson, M.D.; and Romel J. Garcia-Montilla, M.D., Med, Ph.D., MSc

“Efficacy and safety of perioperative bridging anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing elective surgical procedures: a meta-analysis" by Muhammad Umer Siddiqui, M.D.; Ahmed K. Pasha, M.D.; Ibtisam Rauf, M.D.; Justin Z. Lee, M.D.; Muhammad Danial Siddiqui, M.D.; Youssef Yaacoub, M.D.; and Mohammad Reza Movahed, M.D., FACC, Ph.D

“STARD adherence in an interventional radiology guideline for diagnostic arteriography" by Bryan Wright, BGS; Benjamin Howard, D.O.; Cole Wayant, B.S.; and Matt Vassar, Ph.D.

“Pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma with concomitant bullous pemphigoid" by David Vavra, MD; Jessica Wernberg, M.D.; and Rohit Sharma, M.D.

“Recurrent nasal septal hematoma and abscess: A rare manifestation of leukemia" by Chow Xiao Hong, M.D.; Salina Husain, M.S., ORL HNS; Aneeza Khairiyah Wan Hamizan, M.S., ORL HNS; and Farah Dayana Zahedi, M.S., ORL HNS

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; 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.

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