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Round Tables

Inflammation and CVD: Recent data heighten interest in effects, new strategies

Cardiology Today, February 2018
For many years, cardiologists and basic science researchers suspected that inflammation plays a role in CVD, but definitive evidence proved elusive…
Point/Counter

Does WBRT still have a role for limited brain metastases?

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2018
POINT The Choosing Wisely recommendation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) states to not “routinely add adjuvant WBRT to…
Commentary

The Year in Review: Highlights in Intervention

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2018
It has been an exciting — and at times tumultuous — year in interventional cardiology. There were many developments in the field of…
At Issue

ORBITA: Lessons Learned and Lingering Questions

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2018
Although the benefits of PCI are indisputable in certain patient populations, the ORBITA trial has raised questions about the advantages of the…

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In the Journals

More doctors, patients working together to make medical decisions

January 29, 2018
Doctors and patients are more frequently engaged in the shared decision-making process now than they were in the past, according to findings recently…
In the Journals

Black patients lose 72,000 QALYs due to total knee replacement disparities

January 24, 2018
Racial disparities in the rates of total knee replacement among patients with osteoarthritis have resulted in blacks losing the equivalent of 72,000…
Cardiology Today Anniversary

2 decades of intervention

Cardiology Today, January 2018
Editor’s Note: Cardiology Today celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2017. We are reaching out to experts in cardiology for their take on changes
In the Journals

Aspirin, NSAIDs not linked to pancreatic cancer risk

December 19, 2017
Investigators found no evidence that regular use of aspirin or NSAIDs increases the risk for pancreatic cancer in a recent study. However, regular…
Cover Story

Development of angioplasty spawned 40 years of innovation, exploration

Cardiology Today, December 2017
When Andreas Grüntzig, MD, performed the first coronary angioplasty in a human patient in September 1977 in Zurich, he forever altered the landscape…
In the Journals

Fibromyalgia linked to worsening status in RA patients

December 8, 2017
The presence of fibromyalgia, as well as an increase in the number of fibromyalgia symptoms, can predict a worsening functional status for patients…
Cover Story

Painful knee OA continues to present treatment challenges

Orthopedics Today, December 2017
For the past 20 years, several viscosupplementation or hyaluronic acid injection products with differing molecular weight, sources, concentrations…
Meeting News

Kidney stones linked to gestational complications

December 6, 2017
Gestational dysglycemia and hypertension occurred more often in women with a history of nephrolithiasis in study results presented at the American…
Commentary

Advances in Coronary and Peripheral Intervention Continue

Cardiology Today's Intervention, November/December 2017
In this issue, Cardiology Today’s Intervention focuses on drug-coated balloons, which appear to be a major advance in both coronary and…
Meeting NewsPerspective

CANTOS: Magnitude of CRP reduction linked with canakinumab clinical benefit

November 13, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The magnitude of reduction in high-sensitivity C-reactive protein after anti-inflammatory therapy with canakinumab may…
In the Journals

Medicaid beneficiaries face obstacles accessing timely follow-up care after ED visits

November 9, 2017
Patients without established primary care, particularly Medicaid beneficiaries, had difficulty obtaining follow-up appointments within 7 days of an…
Cover Story

Awareness, early intervention needed to reduce impact of breast cancer-related lymphedema

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2017
An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from lymphedema or related diseases. The debilitating and painful chronic condition — caused by…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Symposium offers research, mentorship opportunities

November 3, 2017
MIAMI Toni K. Choueiri, MD, from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, interviews two members of the Scientific…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Geographic location plays role in renal cell carcinoma outcomes

November 3, 2017
MIAMI Toni K. Choueiri, MD, from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, discusses how treatment center location may…
Meeting News

Secondary data analysis offers ‘high-impact’ approach to improving patient care

November 3, 2017
MIAMI Secondary data analysis enables researchers to provide high-impact data; however, implementation of this approach can be complex, Maxine Sun