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FDA approves expanded indication for OsteoCool RF Ablation System for palliative treatment of metastases in all bony anatomy- Medtronic

Medtronic announced that the FDA has cleared an expanded indication for the OsteoCool RF Ablation System. Originally cleared for use...

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FDA issues Complete Response Letter for CL 108 (hydrocodone, acetaminophen, promethazine), an investigational treatment for the management of pain.-Charleston Labs + Daiichi Sankyo.

Charleston Laboratories, Inc., and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., confirmed that the FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) regarding the...

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Arymo ER (morphine sulfate) approved by FDA for pain- Egalet Corporation

Egalet Corporation has announced that the FDA has approved Arymo ER (morphine sulfate) extended-release (ER) tablets C-II for the management...

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British Committee for Standards in Haematology Guidelines on the Identification and Management of Pre-Operative Anaemia

A Guideline Development Group (GDG) was commissioned by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH), with members variously having...

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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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Peri-operative management of the obese surgical patient 2015

Guidelines are presented for the organisational and clinical peri-operative management of anaesthesia and surgery for patients who are obese, along...

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Implementation of goal-directed fluid therapy during hip revision arthroplasty: a matched cohort study.

Several randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have demonstrated that intraoperative goal-directed fluid therapy (GDFT) can decrease postsurgical complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.

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Role of prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) in acute intracerebral hemorrhage with positive CTA spot sign: An institutional experience at a regional and state designated stroke center.

Our objective is to identify the effect of prothrombin complex concentrate in acute intracranial hemorrhage by evaluating intraparenchymal hematoma expansion between initial and follow-up head CT at 5-24 h in those with positive CTA spot sign.

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Prothrombin complex concentrate for reversal of vitamin K antagonist treatment in bleeding and non-bleeding patients.

Treatment with vitamin K antagonists is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Reversal therapy with prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) is used increasingly...

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