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The FDA has set a PDUFA goal date of 24 March 2019 for intravenous (IV) meloxicam to manage moderate to severe pain.- Recro Pharma

Recro Pharma, Inc. announced that the FDA has set a PDUFA goal date of 24 March 2019 for its decision...

Added 19 days ago Drug news

FDA approves ReCell System to treat burns.- AVITA Medical

AVITA Medical announced that the FDA approved the Company’s Premarket Approval (PMA) application to market the ReCell Autologous Cell Harvesting...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA approves Actifuse Flow Bone Graft Substitute for use in orthopedic surgical procedures.- Baxter International.

Baxter International Inc. has announced FDA clearance of Actifuse Flow Bone Graft Substitute for use in a variety of orthopedic...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

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.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation in clinical practice

These guidelines deal specifically with the dilatation procedure using balloon or bougie devices as a primary treatment strategy for non-malignant narrowing of the oesophagus.

Added 4 months ago

Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea in adults: British Society of Gastroenterology, 3rd edition

Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea...

Added 4 months ago

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.

Added 3 months ago

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Journal articles

Colon cleansing efficacy and safety with 1 L NER1006 versus 2 L polyethylene glycol + ascorbate: a randomized phase 3 trial.

Background: Polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based bowel preparations are effective cleansers but many require high-volume intake. This phase 3, randomized, blinded, multicenter, parallel-group, central reader-assessed study...

Added 2 months ago

Sublingual sufentanil for postoperative pain relief: first clinical experiences.

The sublingual sufentanil tablet system (SSTS) is a novel hand-held patient-controlled analgesia device developed for treatment of moderate-to-severe postoperative pain. Here we present the first results of its clinical use.

Added 2 months ago

Postoperative renal dysfunction after noncardiac surgery.

The narrative review aims to discuss recent results and important knowledge gaps regarding acute kidney injury (AKI) in postoperative patients undergone major noncardiac surgery.

Added 3 months ago

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Added 11 months ago

COLLISION Trial - Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs Thermal Ablation (COLLISION)

The primary objective is to prove non-inferiority of thermal ablation compared to hepatic resection in patients with at least one resectable and ablatable colorectal liver metastases (≤3cm) and no extrahepatic disease.

Added 11 months ago

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Gastric Cancer: a Multi-center Study (ERASG1)

This study is aimed to evaluate the safety of applying enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer.

Added 11 months ago

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Blog Posts

Professor Gerhard Pölzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

Posted 1 year ago

Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Yuli Pramana

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Posted 3 years ago

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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Fluid management in acutely ill patients

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Assessing patients for minor surgery

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Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and management

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