October 18, 2021
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Systemic corticosteroid use continues in some patients with CSC despite risks

Patients with central serous chorioretinopathy may be prescribed systemic corticosteroids despite evidence showing that steroids can contribute to the disease, according to data published in Ophthalmology.

October 18, 2021
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Pediatric patients experience higher eosinophilic esophagitis endoscopic findings

Compared with adult patients who more frequently experienced delayed eosinophilic esophagitis diagnosis, pediatric patients had higher endoscopic findings of the disease with increased eosinophils detected during esophageal biopsy.

October 18, 2021
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Aromatase inhibitors may be beneficial in endometrial stromal sarcomas

In a study of patients with endometrial stromal sarcomas treated with aromatase inhibitors the objective response rate was more modest than expected, but a majority did achieve stable disease, according to a study presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.

October 18, 2021
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Sintilimab extends PFS for certain patients with NSCLC

Sintilimab extends PFS for certain patients with NSCLC

The addition of sintilimab to chemotherapy prolonged PFS for patients with pretreated EGFR-mutated nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer, according to topline data released by the agent’s manufacturer.

October 18, 2021
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Individualized coaching may help patients with CKD who need advanced care planning

Individualized coaching may be effective in enhancing advanced care planning for patients with chronic kidney disease, but delivery of the information is the key to success, a recently published study shows.

October 18, 2021
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What is new for the kidney care market

Below is a listing of some new products and product updates released to the renal community in 2021.

October 18, 2021
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Technology will make home dialysis more consumer friendly in the future

Technology will make home dialysis more consumer friendly in the future

During a recent panel discussion1 on advancing home dialysis, the moderator asked me to imagine what home dialysis might look like in 2030.

October 18, 2021
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Technology, more education can move home dialysis to the next level

Osman Khawar, MD, remembers the home dialysis machines he worked with during his nephrology training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

October 18, 2021
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Task force recommendations on eGFR pose first step toward equity

Task force recommendations on eGFR pose first step toward equity

The health care community has been grappling with ways to improve equity in patient care, and the dialysis and kidney transplant profession has been part of the effort.

October 18, 2021
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Persistence, education are keys to growth of home dialysis program

Persistence, education are keys to growth of home dialysis program

At our home dialysis clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, working on growth and sustainability of our home program has brought along successes, promising endeavors and insight into potential challenges.

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Mitigating Thyroid Eye Disease Through Prompt Diagnosis and Treatment

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Ace the Case: A 70-Year-Old Woman With Fatigue

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Ace the Case: A 23-Year-Old Woman Who Presents After First Convulsive Event

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Infectious Disease
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Ace the Case: A 73-Year-Old Man With Prior COVID-19 Presents With Dyspnea and Cough for 3 Days

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Ophthalmology
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Futuristic Approaches That Reduce Treatment Burden in Age-related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema

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Presbyopia: Emerging Treatments Offer New Hope for the Aging Eye

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Presbyopia: Emerging Treatments Offer New Hope For the Aging Eye
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Ace the Case: A 72-Year-Old Man With Acute-Onset Diarrhea

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Pediatric Psychopharmacology: October 2021

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