Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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FDA approval for Mako Total Knee with Triathlon Tritanium.- Stryker.

Stryker's Joint Replacement division announced that its cementless Mako Total Knee with Triathlon Tritanium has received 510(k) market clearance by...

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Post-hoc analysis of 3 phase III trials of Plenvu demonstrate high quality cleaning in bowel cleansing.- Norgine.

Norgine presented new data demonstrating the superior high-quality bowel cleansing efficacy (in at least one segment of the colon) of...

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FDA approves Senhance System, a new robotically-assisted surgical device.- TransEnterix.

The FDA has cleared the Senhance System, a new robotically-assisted surgical device (RASD) that can help facilitate minimally invasive surgery.The...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Fluid Management

Are you up-to-date with the latest evidence of effective procedures for fluid management?

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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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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

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

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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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Comfort and patient-centred care without excessive sedation: the eCASH concept.

We propose an integrated and adaptable approach to improve patient care and clinical outcomes through analgesia and light sedation, initiated early during an episode of critical illness and as a priority of care.

Added 7 months ago

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Journal articles

Plerixafor injection: a hematopoietic stem cell mobilizer in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

Introduction: A combination of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) and chemotherapy or G-CSF alone are the most common mobilization regimens for autotransplantations.

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Plerixafor for stem cell mobilization: the current status.

Purpose of review: Nowadays, plerixafor is approved for patients who fail to mobilize sufficient CD34⁺ cells for an autologous stem cell transplantation. Plerixafor is effective in the majority of these patients...

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Comparative efficacy of drugs for preventing acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A network meta-analysis.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs frequently after cardiac surgery and has been associated with increased hospital length of stay, mortality, and costs.

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Clinical trials

Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine in Children

We aim to characterize the bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of dexmedetomidine after intranasal dosing employing pharmacometric methods in otherwise healthy 1 month to 11 years of age children scheduled...

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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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The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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Blog Posts

Professor Gerhard Pölzl

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

Posted 3 months ago

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

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 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 2 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.

CME

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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