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FDA approves Cinvanti for prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy - Heron Therapeutics.

Heron Therapeutics, Inc.has announced that the FDA has approved Cinvanti (aprepitant) injectable emulsion, for intravenous infusion. Cinvanti is a substance...

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FDA approves Varubi i.v .for the prevention of delayed nausea/ vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy. Tesaro.

OPKO Health, Inc. announces that its licensee, Tesaro Inc. received FDA approval for Varubi (rolapitant) i.v. in combination with other...

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CHMP recommends VeraSeal for use as a sealant during surgical operations in adults,- Instituto Grifols.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation...

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Learning Zones

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Guidelines

Management of toxicities from immunotherapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Immunotherapy is an essential component of cancer care and expands the treatment possibilities for patients. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are among the most promising drugs but are associated with toxicities.

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Management of infusion reactions to systemic anticancer therapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Most anticancer treatments carry a risk for infusion reactions which incidence may increase when different agents are administered concomitantly.

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Peri-operative management of the surgical patient with diabetes 2015

The purpose of this guideline is to provide detailed guidance on the peri-operative management of the surgical patient with diabetes...

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Journal articles

Recent developments in the clinical pharmacology of rolapitant: subanalyses in specific populations.

Knowledge of the involvement of the neurokinin substance P in emesis has led to the development of the neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists (NK-1 RAs) for control of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)...

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Rolapitant: A Review in Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting.

Oral rolapitant (Varubi™; Varuby®), a long-acting neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor antagonist (RA), is indicated in the USA and EU as part of an antiemetic regimen to prevent delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)...

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Impact of super obesity on perioperative outcomes after hepatectomy: The weight of the risk.

Background: We evaluated perioperative outcomes in super obese patients (body mass index >50 kg/m2) undergoing liver resection using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

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PeproStat as a Topical Agent Used to Stop Bleeding in Patients Undergoing Surgery

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness and safety of a new peptide-based coagulant, PeproStat. The study drug will be applied to patients undergoing liver/soft tissue surgery, vascular surgery or spine surgery.

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Efficacy and Tolerability of Hemopatch After Hepatic Resection

• Previous in vitro and in vivo studies detected the Hemopatch Sealing Hemostat® to be a new versatile, self-adhering hemostatic sealing pad consisting of a polyethylene glycol-coated collagen.

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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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