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MK 7655 + Primaxin + cilastatin filed with FDA for cUTI + cIAI.- Merck Inc

Merck Inc. announced that the FDA has accepted for review regulatory filings for Priority Review for the combination of MK...

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FDA accepts Avycaz sNDA to include the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections in pediatric patients . Allergan.

Allergan plc announced that the FDA has accepted for review the company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AvyCaz(ceftazidime and...

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CHMP recommends Xerava to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections.-Tetraphase Pharma.

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

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Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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EASL clinical practice guidelines on the management of ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis.

Ascites is the most common complication of cirrhosis, and ∼60% of patients with compensated cirrhosis develop ascites within 10 years during the course of their disease. 

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

Recent developments in the surgical management of complex intra-abdominal infection.

Background: Current guidance on the management of sepsis often applies to infection originating from abdominal or pelvic sources, which presents specific challenges and opportunities for efficient and rapid source control.

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Ceftazidime/avibactam: a novel cephalosporin/nonbeta-lactam beta-lactamase inhibitor for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections.

There has been greater interest in developing additional antimicrobial agents due to the increasing health care costs and resistance resulting from bacterial pathogens to currently available treatment options.

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CT findings of post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome and colonic perforation in patients who underwent colonoscopic polypectomy.

To investigate the clinical characteristics and computed tomography (CT) findings of post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome (PPCS) and colonic perforation in patients who have undergone colonoscopic polypectomy.

Added 2 years ago

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