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Pivotal trial data on APPY1 Test for Appendicitis-Venaxis

Venaxis's pivotal APPY1 Test clinical trial data for acute Appendicitis were presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific...

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Venaxis files APPY1 test for Appendicitis with FDA - Venaxis

Venaxis has announced that it has filed a 510(k) premarket submission with the FDA for the APPY1 Test, a rapid,...

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Positive topline results for APPY1 Test for Appendicitis - Venaxis

Venaxis has announced positive top-line results from its pivotal US study of its CE Marked APPY1 Test, a rapid, multiple...

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

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Sarcopenia in children with perforated appendicitis.

Background: Decreased skeletal muscle mass, or sarcopenia, has been shown to be associated with worse postoperative recovery and a higher risk of complications in adult surgical patients. We hypothesized that pediatric...

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Perioperative complications of emergent and elective procedures in psychiatric patients.

Background: Patients with psychiatric disorders have an increased risk for morbidity and mortality from other medical conditions.

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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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