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Identification of ORT after anti-VEGF treatment for neovascular AMD critical

August 21, 2014

Identification of eyes with outer retinal tabulations after anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration is important, as these eyes have worse visual acuity outcomes than those without this finding, according to researchers.

In a prospective cohort study of a segment of patients included in the CATT, researchers obtained spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) images using the Cirrus HD-OCT (Carl Zeiss Meditec) or Spectralis system (Heidelberg Engineering) at weeks 56 and 104 after initiation of anti-VEGF treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

AHA and ADA: CV risk assessment, monitoring essential for patients with type 1 diabetes

August 21, 2014
A greater understanding of the pathophysiology, risk prediction and treatment of CVD in patients with type 1 diabetes is essential to minimize the impact of these…
In the Journals

Diabetes independently linked with infection, ascites risk in CHC, cirrhosis

August 21, 2014
Diabetes was an independent prognostic factor for various liver-related outcomes, including development of bacterial infection and ascites, among patients with chronic…
In the Journals

Automated urine cytometry, point-of-care dipstick tests perform well

August 21, 2014
Automated leukocyte and bacterial counts performed well in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in pediatric patients. However, point-of-care dipsticks could also be…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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Professional Practice

Workplace Bullying in Nursing

Workplace Health & Safety (formerly AAOHN Journal)
Online Advanced Release, August 11, 2014
This research was designed to determine whether nurses are bullied by other staff members and the effects of such…
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Speaker discusses HOME study

August 13, 2014
At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in San Diego, David S. Boyer, MD, discusses results from the HOME…
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