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Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced hat Sollpura did not meet the non-inferiority margin of the CFA primary endpoint in the RESULT...
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See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.
'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.
Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.
This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults.
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This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder.
Added 9 years ago
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a morbid procedure. The use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways has proven to reduce care time and post-operative complications after colorectal surgery.
Added 2 years ago
2011 update on pancreas transplantation: comprehensive trend analysis of 25,000 cases followed up over the course of twenty-four years at the International Pancreas Transplant Registry (IPTR).
This study aimed to analyze the outcome of pancreas and pancreas-kidney transplantations based on the comprehensive follow-up data reported to the International Pancreas Transplant Registry
Added 3 years ago
Background/Purpose: The risk factors for post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis (PEP) have been widely investigated. However, studies focusing on the body...
Added 4 years ago
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