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Open, robotic prostatectomy produce similar early functional outcomes

July 26, 2016

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy and open radical prostatectomy demonstrated similar 3-month postoperative outcomes for patients with localized prostate cancer, according to results of a randomized controlled phase 3 study.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy has been used since 2000; however, no head-to-head trial has yet compared the procedure with open radical prostatectomy.

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Eyes with severe ocular surface disease at risk for KPro-related melt complications

July 26, 2016
Patients with severe ocular surface disease who underwent implantation of a Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis had a greater risk of developing corneal melts, leaks and…
In the Journals

Personalized weight-loss interventions effective among obese, sedentary primary care patients

July 26, 2016
A home-based, personalized intervention that included telephone counseling, individually tailored print materials, and DVDs, in addition to face-to-face meetings, was…
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Studies examine switch to TAF-based regimens in patients with renal impairment

July 26, 2016
ART regimens composed of elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide may be a safe and effective option for adults with HIV who also have renal

Diabetes control improves with supervised self-monitoring

July 26, 2016
Patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin who participated in a supervised web-based program to reinforce self-monitoring of blood glucose saw improvements…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2016 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include psychiatric inpatient bedside handoff, advocating for the use of pharmacogenomics testing, and…
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Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures in Children

Orthopedics, July 2016, Volume 39 Issue 4
Open reduction and internal fixation has been widely used to treat displaced intra-articular calcaneus fractures in…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives update on infectious uveitis

July 23, 2016
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