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Frailty status may predict mortality in older patients undergoing cardiac surgeries

August 26, 2016

Assessing frailty before major cardiac surgical procedures or minimally invasive cardiac surgery predicts mortality and functional decline, according to findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dae Hyun Kim, MD, MPH, ScD, from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, and colleagues wrote that the measures would be useful in making informed decisions.

Theraplex launches two-step Beta-Lift R peel procedure

August 26, 2016
Theraplex recently launched Beta-Lift R, its new two-step peel, at a Cosmetic Bootcamp meeting in Aspen, Colorado, attended by physicians in aesthetic medicine…
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CDC outlines five public health strategies to prevent preterm birth

August 26, 2016
Researchers from the CDC, Ohio State University and the March of Dimes Foundation have published a report discussing five public health strategies that can help prevent…

Top 5 diabetes stories, videos posted in the last month

August 26, 2016
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news reports and videos posted from July 25 to Aug. 25. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in a…
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TAVR confers improved mortality vs. surgery for patients at intermediate risk or lower

August 26, 2016
A self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement system outperformed surgical aortic valve replacement for survival in patients at lower risk for surgery…
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen

The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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En Face Imaging of Epiretinal Membranes and the Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, August 2016, Volume 47 Issue 8
To describe en face swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) imaging of epiretinal membranes (ERMs) and the…
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