August 14, 2020
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Study explores relationship between trochlear morphology, patellofemoral alignment and OA

Extreme sulcus angle, greater patellofemoral index and patella displacement were associated with higher prevalent radiographic patellofemoral osteoarthritis, according to published results.

August 14, 2020
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Nintedanib analyses support benefit in chronic fibrosing ILDs with progressive phenotype

Nintedanib analyses support benefit in chronic fibrosing ILDs with progressive phenotype

New analyses of the INBUILD trial show nintedanib slowed lung function decline and reduced the annual rate of FVC decline in patients with a progressive form of chronic fibrosing interstitial lung diseases, including in various subgroups.

August 14, 2020
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‘Room for improvement’: Treating ankylosing spondylitis

‘Room for improvement’: Treating ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis presents significant challenges in pain management and remains a controversial topic with limited data for efficacy.

August 14, 2020
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BNP infusion after MI fails to lower LV volume or improve ejection fraction

BNP infusion after MI fails to lower LV volume or improve ejection fraction

In a randomized controlled trial, post-MI B-type natriuretic peptide infusion failed to reduce left ventricular volume or improve LV ejection fraction compared with placebo, researchers reported.

August 14, 2020
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Specific factors influence help-seeking among Black male survivors of traumatic injury

Specific factors influence help-seeking among Black male survivors of traumatic injury

Severe posttraumatic stress symptoms created pathways to seeking help among some Black men who survived exposure to trauma, according to study results published in Journal of Traumatic Stress.

August 14, 2020
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Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement safe with trans-tricuspid valve pacemaker lead

Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement safe with trans-tricuspid valve pacemaker lead

Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement in patients with trans-tricuspid valve pacemaker leads without re-replacement or lead extraction was safe with low risk for complications, researchers found.

August 14, 2020
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Medical marijuana may reduce hospitalizations for patients with sickle cell disease

Receiving medical marijuana appeared associated with reduced hospital admission rates among patients with sickle cell disease, according to results of a retrospective study published in Blood Advances.

August 14, 2020
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VIDEO: Preparation, ‘teach back’ keys to effective short diabetes education sessions

VIDEO: Preparation, ‘teach back’ keys to effective short diabetes education sessions

In this video, Lorena Drago, RD, MS, CDN, CDE, speaks with Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES, FADCES, about making the most of 15-minute diabetes education sessions.

August 14, 2020
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Q&A: Blood test preferred over FIT, colonoscopy for CRC screening

Q&A: Blood test preferred over FIT, colonoscopy for CRC screening

Epigenomics AG found most patients prefer the Epi proColon blood test for colorectal cancer screening vs. fecal immunochemical tests and colonoscopy screening, according to a report published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

August 14, 2020
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Olympus acquires Arc Medical Design, Endocuff devices

Olympus announced a deal to acquire Arc Medical Design, creator of the Endocuff devices designed to improve adenoma detection during colonoscopy, according to a company press release.

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Targeting Immunological Pathways in Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Targeting Immunological Pathways in Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis
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More Than Skin Deep: Improved Strategies for Pemphigus Vulgaris Management

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Mitigating Lack of Response to Antidepressant Therapy in Major Depressive Disorder

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Lundbeck.

Mitigating Lack of Response to Antidepressant Therapy in Major Depressive Disorder
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Improving the Diagnosis and Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

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Individualizing Treatment for Patients with T2DM: The Virtual Patient Management Simulator

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC; and Merck & Co., Inc.

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Influenza360: Consults in Diagnosis and Treatment; Volume 1, Number 1

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Metabolic Syndrome Across Psychiatric Disorders: August 2020

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

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Sight-saving Therapeutics for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

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Scratching Past Lymphadenopathy: A Case of Bartonella henselae Encephalitis

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

A previously healthy 6-year-old boy presented with new onset seizure activity and altered mental status. His prehospital course included prolonged fever,…

Pulling the Wool Off Our Eyes: Medical Child Abuse

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

Medical child abuse (MCA) continues to remain a challenging form of abuse to recognize, diagnose, and manage. The perpetrators of MCA have some common…

Understanding Abusive Head Trauma: A Primer for the General Pediatrician

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

Abusive head trauma (AHT) refers to a well-recognized constellation of injuries caused by the direct application of force to an infant or young child,…

A Closer Look: Medical Conditions that Mimic Physical Abuse

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

The US Department of Health and Human Services statistics indicate that cases of child maltreatment are rising. This can be an extra burden on an already…

A Diagnostic Approach to Conditions that Mimic Sexual Abuse

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

Primary care providers are often the first point of contact when there are concerns of child sexual abuse. The history is the key factor in making the…

Reflux: When Is It More Than a Laundry Problem?

Pediatric Annals, August 2020, Volume 49 Issue 8

Despite growing cautionary evidence against routine pharmacologic management of infant reflux, proton-pump inhibitors and H2-receptor antagonists are…

Bilateral Keratoconus Progression: Immediate Versus Delayed Sequential Bilateral Corneal Cross-linking

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To compare immediate sequential bilateral corneal cross-linking (CXL), wherein both eyes are treated on the same day, to delayed sequential bilateral CXL,…

Comparison of Optical Low-Coherence Reflectometry and Swept-Source OCT–Based Biometry Devices in Dense Cataracts

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To investigate agreement between biometric measurements obtained from the Lenstar LS 900 (Haag-Streit AG) based on optical low-coherence reflectometry…

In Vivo Confocal Microscopy of Stromal Lenticule Addition Keratoplasty for Advanced Keratoconus

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To investigate the in vivo corneal microscopic changes after femtosecond laser–assisted stromal lenticule addition keratoplasty in keratoconus by means of…

Comparison Between Bilateral Implantation of a Trifocal IOL and Mix-and-Match Implantation of a Bifocal IOL and an Extended Depth of Focus IOL

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2020, Volume 36 Issue 8

To compare the clinical outcomes of mix-and-match implantation of a diffractive extended depth of focus intraocular lens (IOL) (TECNIS Symfony ZXR00;…