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Phase II trial of intravenous (IV) meloxicam for the treatment of pain following open abdominal hysterectomy. is published in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Recro Pharma.

Recro Pharma, Inc. announced the publication of previously reported Phase II clinical data for intravenous (IV) meloxicam for the treatment...

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FDA accepts sNDA for Gattex for pediatric patients with Short Bowel Syndrome.- Shire plc

Shire plc announced that the FDA has accepted for filing the supplemental new drug application to extend the indication of...

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Positive trial data for Lutonix 014 Drug-Coated Balloon to treat narrowed or obstructed arteries below the knee. Becton Dickinson

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced the safety and efficacy data from the Lutonix Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) IDE, level 1...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

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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Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea in adults: British Society of Gastroenterology, 3rd edition

Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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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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Levosimendan use in patients with preoperative low ejection fraction undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

The primary aim of this review was to examine the clinical outcomes of levosimendan versus placebo in patients with preoperative low LVEF ≤ 50% undergoing cardiac surgery

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Colon cleansing efficacy and safety with 1 L NER1006 versus 2 L polyethylene glycol + ascorbate: a randomized phase 3 trial.

Background: Polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based bowel preparations are effective cleansers but many require high-volume intake. This phase 3, randomized, blinded, multicenter, parallel-group, central reader-assessed study...

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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).

Added 1 year ago

COLLISION Trial - Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs Thermal Ablation (COLLISION)

The primary objective is to prove non-inferiority of thermal ablation compared to hepatic resection in patients with at least one resectable and ablatable colorectal liver metastases (≤3cm) and no extrahepatic disease.

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Gastric Cancer: a Multi-center Study (ERASG1)

This study is aimed to evaluate the safety of applying enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer.

Added 1 year ago

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Blog Posts

Professor Gerhard Pƶlzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

Posted 1 year ago

Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Yuli Pramana

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Posted 3 years ago

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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Fluid management in acutely ill patients

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Assessing patients for minor surgery

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