Northwestern University


Project Outline:  Selection of all Caucasian patients with hypothyroidism without a secondary cause of surgical removal or radiological ablation.  The search is designed to eliminate subclinical hypothyroidism (by requiring that patients be on a replacement medication), medication-induced hypothyroidism (e.g., PTU, lithium, or history of amiodarone), and transient causes (e.g., pregnancy or subacute thyroiditis).

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PhEMA BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) cases

This is PhEMA (Phenotype Execution Modeling Architecture,'s implementation of the following BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) case algorithm from the following BPH case and control algorithm on PheKB:

Artifacts for this phenotype, inc. an HQMF representation, a KNIME workflow that can run against an i2b2 instance, and a snapshot of the PhAT graphical representation, are posted on GitHub: