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Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

Fluid Management

Fluid Management

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

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Guidelines

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones. It aims to improve the detection, clearance and prevention of stones, so reducing pain and anxiety, and improving quality of life.

Added 3 months ago

Guidelines on Urolithiasis

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Urolithiasis Guidelines Panel have prepared these guidelines to help urologists assess evidence-based management of stones/calculi and incorporate recommendations into clinical practice.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Efficacy and Safety of Tamsulosin in Medical Expulsive Therapy for Distal Ureteral Stones with Renal Colic: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial.

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of tamsulosin for distal ureteral stones compared with placebo.

Added 1 year ago

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing the Efficacy of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Opioids, and Paracetamol in the Treatment of Acute Renal Colic.

Objective: The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare the safety and efficacy of NSAIDs with opioids and paracetamol (acetaminophen) for the management of acute renal colic.

Added 1 year ago

In Vitro Study of the Revised Ultrasound Based Real-Time Tracking of Renal Stones for Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Part 1

Purpose: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy has been popular since 1980s. Of all the conventional lithotriptors, only 30% to 50% of...

Added 7 years ago

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