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Indomethacin May Curb Pancreatitis After ERCP

Rectal indomethacin may cut the risk of pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in a wide range of patients, suggests a new study.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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What Will You Tell Breast Cancer Patients About MA-17R?

A major clinical trial indicates that 5 more years of an aromatase inhibitor in postmenopausal women yields a disease-free survival benefit as well as adverse events. Is the treatment worthwhile?  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Pre-Op Education Classes Prior to Robotic Prostatectomy

Pre-surgical education classes for patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy help reduce patient anxiety, and enhance patient access to important procedural information.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Sampling of Breast Implant-Associated Seroma in ALCL

The authors describe a new technique for fluid sampling in breast implant-associated seroma using a lipofilling cannula.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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The Trauma Professional's Blog provides information on injury-related topics to trauma professionals. It is written by Michael McGonigal MD, the Director of Trauma Services at Regions Hospital in St....  
regionstraumapro.com
about 1 year ago
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Post-Intubation Complications in ED Setting - emdocs

We are masters of the airway, often managing life-threatening scenarios and conditions. However, the patient who decompensates around the time of intubation, or directly after the procedure, can be frightening. What can you do to mimize these events?  
emdocs.net
about 1 year ago
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Extreme Airways - Rich Levitan - Intensive Care Network

Rich Levitan’s talk on difficult airway management is part science, part philosophy and part pep talk.  
intensivecarenetwork.com
about 1 year ago
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Controversies in Acute Management of Subarachnoid Haemorrhage - Intensive Care Network

Andy Naidech gives a fascinating and powerful short talk on controversies in management of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage.  
intensivecarenetwork.com
about 1 year ago
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Age Not an Issue: Chemo Also for Elderly Glioblastoma

The first trial specifically in elderly patients with glioblastoma, most of whom were over 70, shows that temozolomide plus radiation improves survival also in this patient population.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Can Anthracyclines Be Withheld in High-Risk HER2- Breast Cancer?

At ASCO 2016, the results of the ABC suite of trials provided guidance on a very important clinical question in breast cancer management.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Daratumumab Combo: New Standard of Care in Multiple Myeloma

A three-drug regimen that includes daratumumab doubled response rates and markedly reduced risk for progression, compared with standard therapy.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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High-risk Neuroblastoma: Intensified Therapy Ups Survival

An intensified 'tandem' myeloablative autologous stem cell transplant regimen has improved survival so much that survivorship issues are now being discussed.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Dyspnea, Right Bundle Branch block, and ST elevation

As usual,... a Great case!Week after Week i learn a lot with your cases and share them with my students and collegues!Thank you again!Viva la #FOAMed!  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
about 1 year ago
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Prescription Monitoring Programs Curb Opioid Prescribing

Prescription drug monitoring programs are associated with a sizable reduction in prescribing of Schedule II opioids by healthcare providers, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Incomplete Rehab Linked to Increased Risk of ACL Graft Rupture

Failure to complete rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is associated with a marked increase in the risk of graft rupture, researchers report.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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High Prolactin Levels Signal Antipsychotic Toxicity

Monitoring prolactin levels in plasma is a way to accurately assess potential toxicity of antipsychotic medications in patients aged 55 years and older.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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The Continuing Uncertainty About Cancer Risk in IBD

Are patients with inflammatory bowel disease at an increased risk for developing cancer and, if so, what is the etiology of disease and how well do we understand it?  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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HALT-MS: Stem Cell Transplant Durable at 5 Years in MS

However, the regimen would be recommended only for patients with a very poor prognosis, the investigators said.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Serum Cystatin C and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

Elevated serum levels of the protein cystatin C may be a useful indicator of subtle renal dysfunction. Might it be useful as an independent predictor of coronary heart disease risk?  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago
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Fruit Consumption in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' Cognitive Outcomes

Fruit consumption during pregnancy is linked to better neurodevelopment/cognitive outcomes in infants, new research shows.  
medscape.com
about 1 year ago