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VIDEO: Ozurdex reduces ischemia in diabetic retinopathy in pilot study

May 24, 2017

BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Giuseppe Querques, MD, PhD, discusses a pilot study of Ozurdex (Allergan) in the reduction of ischemia in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Querques reports a three-fold reduction in eyes treated with intravitreal steroids in the eyes studied.

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FDA advisory committee expresses support for L-glutamine for sickle cell disease

May 24, 2017
An FDA panel today expressed its support for the approval of L-glutamine powder in the treatment of sickle cell disease. The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC)…
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Insulin dose increase smaller with basal-bolus therapy vs. other regimens

May 24, 2017
Adults with type 2 diabetes assigned to basal-bolus therapy require a smaller increase in insulin dose after 1 year compared with adults assigned to long-acting insulin…
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Death, CV events similar with bivalirudin, heparin for radial PCI

May 24, 2017
In patients undergoing transradial PCI for STEMI, there was no significant difference in the rate of composite of death, MI and stroke whether patients received…

NAAOP calls on members to support VA bill of rights legislation

May 24, 2017
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics has applauded the reintroduction of a bill to educate veterans with limb loss and other…
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Bridging the Gap from Knowledge to Practice in CRPC

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by AbbVie Inc.; Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc. and Medivation; and Sanofi US.

The selection of therapy for patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) remains challenging. Review…
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Anatomical Characterization of the Nasolacrimal Canal Based on Computed Tomography in Children With Complex Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To characterize anatomical variations of the nasolacrimal canal in patients with complex congenital nasolacrimal duct…
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VIDEO: Treatment strategies for intimate partner violence

May 21, 2017
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