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Patient Self-Management of Anticoagulation Therapy Reduces Complications After Valvular Surgery
CHICAGO -- November 10, 2015 -- Allowing select patients to self-manage blood thinners following heart valve surgery may lead to a lower risk of major complications, according to a study published online by the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “Oral anticoagulation therapy is usually monitored by...
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High-Dose Statins Prior to Cardiac Surgery Not Beneficial, Potential Risk
By Nancy A. Melville SAN DIEGO -- November 10, 2015 -- High, short-term doses of preoperative statins demonstrate no efficacy in reducing acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery, according to research presented at Kidney Week 2015, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (...
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Lung Cancer Surgery Can Be Beneficial for High-Risk Patients With Early Stage Disease
CHICAGO -- November 10, 2015 -- Surgical lung resection can be a safe and effective treatment option for high-risk patients with early stage lung cancer, according to a study published online by the Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “One in 5 patients with stage I non-small-cell-lung cancer is deemed...
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Denosumab Prevents Bone Density Loss in Kidney Transplant Recipients
By Nancy A. Melville SAN DIEGO -- November 10, 2015 -- Denosumab effectively improves bone mineral density (BMD) and prevents bone density loss in kidney transplant recipients, according to a study presented here at Kidney Week 2015, the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN...
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Phentermine Plus Topiramate Effective, Safe for Treating Extreme Obesity
By Matt Silver LOS ANGELES -- November 4, 2015 -- Phentermine plus topiramate extended-release, in conjunction with lifestyle modifications, is a safe and effective treatment for extreme obesity, researchers reported here at Obesity Week 2015. It is generally believed that patients with extreme...
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Study Rejects Biologic Age as Limiting Factor for Stem Cell Transplants
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- November 4, 2015 -- More than 40% of older patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) can remain in long-term cancer remission through a modified, less aggressive approach to donor stem cell transplantation, according to a study published early online ahead of the print issue of...
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Broader Geographic Sharing of Paediatric Donor Lungs Could Expand Transplant Access
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- November 3, 2015 -- Broader geographic sharing of paediatric donor lungs could result in twice as many lung transplants for young patients in the United States, according to a study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. “Children are dying while waiting for an...
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Bariatric Surgery Is Associated With an Increased Risk of Fracture
By Matt Silver LOS ANGELES -- November 3, 2015 -- Bariatric surgery increases the risk of fracture, researchers reported here at Obesity Week 2015. Bariatric surgery is not only an effective treatment to achieve long-term weight loss; it also prevents diabetes and is associated with lower...
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Percutaneous Biliary Drainage Associated With High Postop Morbidity Rates
By Chris Berrie BARCELONA, Spain -- November 2, 2015 -- Biliary access and technical success of percutaneous biliary drainage (PBD) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided biliary drainage (EBD) using trans-hepatic approaches are high and similar for patients with obstructive jaundice when...
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Novel, Selective Antagonist of Translocator Protein Effective in Females With IBS-D
By Chris Berrie BARCELONA, Spain -- November 2, 2015 -- The selective translocator protein antagonist ONO-2952 shows no treatment-emergent safety signals and provides significantly greater impact on clinical symptoms than placebo for female patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (...
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