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We All Have Hearts -- Let's Help Them Work

Drs Black and Borer talk about the main issues in clinical cardiology and the need for prevention, more research, and new knowledge.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Cardiostim: Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Done the Right Way

Dr John Mandrola reports on a UK team that assessed the impact of a UK National Health Service project to determine the cost-effectiveness of a procedure before making a reimbursement decision.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Frailty in Transplant Survivors Linked to Accelerated Aging

Adult hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) recipients under 65 are at increased risk of frailty and may experience accelerated aging, researchers report.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Rotator Cuff Repair in the Elderly: Is It Worthwhile?

Find out when to consider surgical treatment for rotator cuff tears in the elderly -- and when conservative management might be the better option.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 208 Answer

On the frontal chest x-ray, the button battery is seen as a double ring (halo), whereas on the lateral chest x-ray, it has a step off. However, it may be difficult to differentiate between a coin and button battery on x-ray.  
emergucate.com
about 4 years ago
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Medical executives face criminal charges for “misbranded” devices

Two US medical device executives are facing criminal charges for off-label promotion of a device to treat nasal sinus problems.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Schizophrenic Brain Tries to Heal Itself

A novel neuroimaging study suggests that the schizophrenic brain has the ability to repair itself, a finding that may point to new avenues of treatment.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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TAVI, SAVR Outcomes Not Significantly Different in Short Term

Early and midterm outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) are not significantly different from those of surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients treated for severe aortic stenosis, according to a new meta-analysis.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Can art help people face serious illness? - BBC News

Art may bring real pleasure to people's lives but can it also help them if they are faced with ill health?  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 209

The following right shoulder x-rays are from a 50 year old with right shoulder pain following a seizure activity. What can be noted?Answer will be posted mid-week.  
emergucate.com
about 4 years ago
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Endovascular Treatment of Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Adults

Is endovascular stent implantation a safe and effective therapeutic option in adults with symptomatic pulmonary artery stenosis?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Photophobia and a painful rash

A 62 year old woman presented to eye casualty with a 10 day history of a left sided headache. Two days after her headache started she developed a painful and pruritic left sided rash. During the 24 hours before presentation, her left eye had become injected, painful, and photophobic.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Renal Function Tests Useful in Gauging Preeclampsia Risk

Early pregnancy elevations in urine protein-to-creatinine ratios and serum creatinine may be useful markers for preeclampsia risk.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Hands On | Arthritis Research UK

Read previous editions of Hands On, our publication for GPs.  
arthritisresearchuk.org
over 5 years ago
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Increasing evidence points to inflammation as source of nervous system manifestations of lyme disease

About 15% of patients with Lyme disease develop peripheral and central nervous system involvement, often accompanied by debilitating and painful symptoms.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago