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Study: Longer-term follow-up needed for patients with SLE in remission

July 28, 2016

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus showed a 14.5% rate of complete remission for 3 years, with some patients continuing to show flares after 10 years of remission.

“Previous studies have reported different values of incidence and prevalence among patients who achieve remission (which in most publications means clinical remission) in their respective populations,” Carmen V. Medina-Quiñones, MD, from the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, and colleagues wrote in their study. “The lack of consensus about the criteria for remission has influenced these discordant results.”

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Peripheral nerve block associated with low postoperative complication rate

July 28, 2016
TORONTO — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot &Ankle Society Annual Meeting showed use of peripheral nerve block in foot and ankle surgery was…
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Portion-size preference does not determine BMI

July 28, 2016
Adults with overweight do not choose larger food portions than their normal-weight peers, according to recent findings. “Large portions of food are often blamed…

AAD, ASDS express disappointment on USPSTF skin cancer screening statement

July 28, 2016
The American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery have expressed disappointment with the U.S. Preventative Services Task…
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AAA stent graft system yields positive 5-year performance, durability

July 28, 2016
Final results of the Endurant Stent Graft System in the U.S. regulatory trial demonstrate positive late performance and durability at 5 years among patients with…
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Management of Multiple Myeloma: Using Emerging Therapies with ASCT

This activity is supported by educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Takeda Oncology.

Multiple myeloma management has undergone profound changes in the past few decades, this is largely due to advances in…
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Timing of Hip Fracture Surgery and 30-Day Outcomes

Online Advanced Release, July 27, 2016
The goal of this study was to determine the proportion of patients admitted with a hip fracture to participating…
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VIDEO: Hunter discusses efficacy of ankle block, popliteal fossa block for forefoot procedures

July 26, 2016
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