George Marzouka, MD

Most Recent Articles by George Marzouka, MD

How Many Chances Are Too Many? Treating Recurrent Infective Endocarditis in IV Drug Users

How Many Chances Are Too Many? Treating Recurrent Infective Endocarditis in IV Drug Users

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How many second chances should a drug user get? As many as it takes for us — physicians, society, government, and the healthcare system — to get it right.

A 56-Year-Old Man With Flu-Like Symptoms Presents With Palpitations

A 56-Year-Old Man With Flu-Like Symptoms Presents With Palpitations

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A 56-year-old man with improved flu-like symptoms, but marked shortness of breath and palpitations, presents to an urgent care center.

Case Study: Middle-Aged Man With a Syncopal Episode

Case Study: Middle-Aged Man With a Syncopal Episode

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A middle-aged man presents to the emergency department with a complete heart block, dizziness, fatigue and a recent syncopal episode after camping.

Case: Fever, Generalized Weakness One Year After Heart Transplant

Case: Fever, Generalized Weakness One Year After Heart Transplant

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Middle-aged woman who received a heart transplant 1 year ago because of dilated cardiomyopathy now presents with mild fever and generalized weakness.

Case Study: Persistent Upper Respiratory Infection in a 44-Year-Old Man

Case Study: Persistent Upper Respiratory Infection in a 44-Year-Old Man

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A middle-aged man with no significant medical history presents to the local urgent care center after 3 days of fevers, sore throat, rhinitis, coughing, and myalgia.

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