Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 08 September 2016

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FDA approves Auris Robotic Endoscopy System to provide bronchoscopic visualization of patient airways- Auris Surgical Robotics

The FDA has approved on 25 May 2016 the first medical robot from Auris Surgical Robotics, a startup led by...

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FDA removes clinical hold from phase III trial of CR 845 in postoperative pain- Cara Therapeutics

The FDA has announced that it has removed the clinical hold on its adaptive Phase III trial of I.V. CR...

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FDA approves Impella 2.5, CP, 5.0 and LD heart pumps for cardiogenic shock- Abiomed

The FDA has given Abiomed Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for its Impella 2.5, Impella CP, Impella 5.0 and Impella LD heart...

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Obesity

Learn about the complex factors influencing development of obesity

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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

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Transplantation

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

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Guidelines

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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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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Blood transfusion

This guideline covers the assessment for and management of blood transfusions in adults, young people and children over 1 year...

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Journal articles

Delays in the presentation to stroke services of patients with transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke.

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that carotid endarterectomy should be scheduled within 2 weeks of symptoms. The recent National Stroke Strategy has reduced the time interval to 48 h.

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Do surgical interventions for limb lymphoedema reduce cellulitis attack frequency?

Recurrent cellulitis is a frequent and challenging complication of lymphoedema.

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Pilonidal Sinus Disease: 10 Steps to Optimize Care.

To present a 10-step approach to the assessment and treatment of pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) and related wounds based on the Harris protocol, expert opinion, and a current literature review.

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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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Blog Posts

Yuli Pramana

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Posted 1 year 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.

CME

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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