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Five risk factors identified for recurrent C. difficile

February 1, 2015

Two common risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections included older age and renal insufficiency, according to researchers from the Cleveland Clinic.

Modifiable risk factors included antibiotics during follow-up, previous fluoroquinolone use and the use of proton pump inhibitors during follow-up.

Richard D. Carvajal, MD Institution Notes

NY Presbyterian appoints director of experimental therapeutics

February 1, 2015
Richard D. Carvajal, MD, has been named director of the experimental therapeutics/phase 1 program and melanoma service in medical oncology at…

Five most-viewed stories from Hawaiian Eye/Retina 2015

February 1, 2015
This year’s Hawaiian Eye/Retina 2015 meeting included notable presentations on cataract, refractive, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastics and retina topics by some of…
FDA approvals

Self-expanding peripheral stent system approved by FDA

February 1, 2015
The FDA recently approved a self-expanding peripheral stent system for use in the common iliac, external iliac, superficial femoral and subclavian arteries, according to…

Bone Therapeutics to expand into cell-matrix offerings

February 1, 2015
Bone Therapeutics recently announced it will undertake efforts to expand its offerings to include osteoblastic cell-matrix products.
These offerings, which will be used…
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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent, yet modifiable, risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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Original Article

Evaluation of the Accuracy of Grading Indirect Ophthalmoscopy Video Images for Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 21, 2015
To determine whether digital retinal images obtained using a video indirect ophthalmoscopy system can be accurately…
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VIDEO: Numerous platforms improving anterior segment imaging

January 29, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Roxana Ursea, MD, discusses current and future anterior segment imaging…
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