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FDA indication expanded for Impella CP heart pump during percutaneous coronary interventions- Abiomed

Abiomed has expanded its FDA pre-market approval (PMA) for Impella heart pump use in high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) to...

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Successful results of REFLECTIONS B3271002 study for PF 05280014 trastuzumab biosimilar from Pfizer.

Pfizer Inc.has announced that the pivotal REFLECTIONS B3271002 study, a comparative safety and efficacy study of PF-05280014 versus Herceptin (trastuzumab),...

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Phase III study of N 1539 (intravenous meloxicam) meets endpoint in acute postoperative pain- Recro Pharma

Recro Pharma has announced positive results from its second of two Phase III clinical trials evaluating N 1539 (intravenous meloxicam)...

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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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Guidelines

American Association Of Clinical Endocrinologists And American College Of Endocrinology Comprehensive Clinical Practice Guidelines For Medical Care Of Patients With Obesity

Development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and the American College of Endocrinology...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gallstones

Gallstones or cholelithiasis are a major public health problem in Europe and other developed countries and affect up to 20%...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of benign liver tumours

Benign liver tumours are a heterogeneous group of lesions with different cellular origins, as summarized by an international panel of...

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Journal articles

Albumin in burn shock resuscitation: a meta-analysis of controlled clinical studies

Appraisal of outcomes after burn shock resuscitation with albumin has previously been restricted to small randomized trials, some with high risk of bias. Recent data from nonrandomized studies can potentially reduce bias and add precision.

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Testosterone Therapy In Patients With Treated and Untreated Prostate Cancer: Impact on Oncologic Outcomes

Both testosterone deficiency and prostate cancer have increasing prevalence with age. However, because of the relationship between CaP and androgen receptor activation, testosterone therapy with known CaP has been approached with caution.

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Is there a difference in efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness between 3-factor and 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrates among trauma patients on oral anticoagulants?

The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of 3-factor prothrombin complex concentrate vs 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate in trauma patients requiring reversal of oral anticoagulants.

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Clinical trials

Division-less gastric bypass, step to decrease cost and early nightmare of bariateric surgery

The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of of gastric bypass without gastric division as a treatment for morbid obesity.

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for the Treatment of Obesity (FMT Obesity)

This is a randomized controlled pilot study to assess the microbiological and clinical impacts of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) in...

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Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

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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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Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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