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The FDA has set a PDUFA goal date of 24 March 2019 for intravenous (IV) meloxicam to manage moderate to severe pain.- Recro Pharma

Recro Pharma, Inc. announced that the FDA has set a PDUFA goal date of 24 March 2019 for its decision...

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FDA approves lower dose of Symjepi for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.- Admis Pharma

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that the FDA has approved Adamis’ lower dose version (0.15mg) of Symjepi for the emergency treatment...

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Studies show economic benefits of Floseal Hemostatic Matrix in spinal surgeries. - Baxter

Baxter International Inc. announced the publication of two new analyses of real-world data regarding the use of Floseal Hemostatic Matrix...

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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

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

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UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation in clinical practice

These guidelines deal specifically with the dilatation procedure using balloon or bougie devices as a primary treatment strategy for non-malignant narrowing of the oesophagus.

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Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

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Journal articles

Intravenous Levosimendan and Vasopressin in New-Onset Acute Pulmonary Hypertension After Weaning from Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Objective: A novel treatment with intravenous levosimendan and vasopressin for new-onset acute pulmonary hypertension after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass is described.

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Prevention of heart failure patients with decreased ejection fraction in non-cardiac surgery: Levosimendan or anesthetic cardioprotection?

Chronic heart failure (CHF) significantly worsens the prognosis of surgical treatment in noncardiac surgery, doubling mortality in compared with patients with coronary artery disease.

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Advanced heart failure: a position statement of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology

This article updates the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2007 classification of advanced heart failure and describes new diagnostic and treatment options for these patients.

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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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ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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