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Results from UNTOUCHED study of EMBLEM defibrillator for prevention of sudden cardiac death

Boston Scientific announced acute results from the UNTOUCHED study evaluating safety and efficacy of the EMBLEM Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD)...

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Theravance Biopharma, initiates Phase III trial of TD 9855 to treat symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension.

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. announced dosing of the first patient in a registrational Phase III clinical trial of ampreloxetine (TD 9855)...

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Results of LATITUDE study of filtering for Emblem S-ICD System in ventricular arrhythmias published in Heart Rhythm Journal.- Boston Scientific.

Boston Scientific announced results from an analysis of the LATITUDE database which evaluated the successful reduction of inappropriate shocks using...

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Transplantation

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Erythrocytosis following testosterone therapy.

A rapid increase in awareness of androgen deficiency has led to substantial increases in prescribing of testosterone therapy (TTh), with benefits of improvements in mood, libido, bone density, muscle mass, body composition, energy, and cognition.

Added 1 year ago

Risk Factors for Complications after Peripheral Vascular Surgery in 3,202 Patient Procedures.

Complications after open vascular surgery are a major health challenge for the healthcare system and the patients. 

Added 2 years ago

IgG4-Related Tubulointerstitial Nephritis With Plasma Cell–Rich Renal Arteritis

Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related tubulointerstitial nephritis is a newly recognized clinicopathologic entity that may occur as an isolated renal lesion or...

Added 6 years ago

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