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Cover Story: Ocular anesthesia trends toward 'fewer needles, no pain'

September 25, 2016

Various innovations in technology and methods have revolutionized ocular surgery by maximizing outcomes and safety, shortening surgical time and reducing stress on patients.

Patient comfort and immobility are also critical to surgical success and safety, and anesthesia plays a key role. Currently, ophthalmic surgeons use intravenous sedation and topical or infiltration methods such as retrobulbar anesthesia, peribulbar anesthesia and subconjunctival anesthesia to achieve akinesia.

Balloon-expandable TAVR system approved for intermediate-risk patients in Europe

September 25, 2016
Edwards Lifesciences announced its newest-generation balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement system, has received a CE mark to extend its use for…
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Navigating the National Health System: A personal experience

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2016
Jai N. Patel, PharmD
An experience abroad had me contemplating the state of our health system in the United States and the implications of nationalized health care. It is evident that no…

Two NSCLC trials fail to meet primary endpoints

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2016
Two randomized phase 3 trials designed to evaluate treatments for patients with non–small cell lung cancer failed to meet their primary endpoints of PFS. The…
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Frequent, effective communication may minimize ‘financial toxicity’ of cancer treatments

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2016
Targeted therapies, immunotherapies and more advanced surgical procedures have dramatically improved cancer outcomes. However, progress has come at a steep cost.
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When to Switch and When to Stop

Inflammatory bowel disease is  heterogeneous, so individualizing therapy based on disease type, severity, and prognosis…
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Intramedullary Nailing of Open Tibial Fractures: Provisional Plate Fixation

Orthopedics, September/October 2016, Volume 39 Issue 5
Tibia fracture is the most common type of long bone fracture, and intramedullary nailing is the preferred treatment. In…
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Discoveries from ACC 2016: Angina

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