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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…
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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…
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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…
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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

Are patient-reported outcomes data sufficient to safely reduce face-to-face oncology visits?

HemOnc Today, October 25, 2017
POINT We must use PROs to reduce face-to-face visits for patients with cancer when doing so allows us to provide better and more patient-centered care…
In the Journals

Gestational diabetes increases risk for long-term CVD

October 16, 2017
Women with a history of gestational diabetes had an elevated risk for experiencing major CVD events, such as myocardial infarction and stroke, later…
In the Journals

Major bleeding, regardless of definition, confers mortality risk after PCI

October 10, 2017
Severe or major bleeding as defined by each of four bleeding scales at 48 hours after PCI was linked to elevated risk for 30-day and 1-year…
Cover Story

The Evolution of Angioplasty

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
When Andreas Grüntzig, MD, performed the first coronary angioplasty in a human patient in September 1977 in Zurich, Switzerland, he forever altered…
At Issue

Indications for Hemodynamic Support in the Cath Lab

Cardiology Today's Intervention, September/October 2017
As physicians increasingly treat patients with more complex CAD, the use of hemodynamic support in the cath lab may become commonplace. However, the…
Meeting News

Sacubitril/valsartan improves physical, social activity in HFrEF

October 9, 2017
Compared with patients with HF assigned enalapril, those assigned sacubitril/valsartan improved physical and social activity limitations, according…
Cover Story

Beyond LDL: CV experts working to combat residual lipid-related risk

Cardiology Today, October 2017
In recent years, the cardiology community has made great strides in lowering the LDL in high-risk patients to prevent CV events. Many patients in…

Isolated patella defects treated with ACI led to long-term functional improvement

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Patients with isolated patella defects who underwent autologous chondrocyte implantation experienced significant functional improvement that remained…
In the Journals

Risk data support aggressive platelet inhibition 1 year after STEMI

October 2, 2017
In patients with STEMI, between 30 days and 1 year, daily risk for ischemia exceeded the daily risk for bleeding, according to new data from…
In the Journals

Intra-articular corticosteroid injections seen as efficacious for short-term management of knee OA

September 28, 2017
According to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, intra-articular corticosteroid injections effectively managed…
In the Journals

DETO2X-SWEDEHEART: Oxygen treatment not beneficial in MI without hypoxemia

August 31, 2017
Supplemental oxygen treatment did not reduce 1-year all-cause mortality in patients with suspected MI without hypoxemia, according to the results of…
In the Journals

Improvements in TKA implant design linked with decreased incidence of lateral release

August 24, 2017
Recently published results showed newer total knee implant designs led to a decrease in the incidence of lateral release to balance the…
In the Journals

Seatbelts prevent more than 232 pediatric deaths each year

August 17, 2017
Although there was significant state-to-state variation in the cause of pediatric deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes, a lack of restraints…
In the Journals

Sleep disorders may increase cognitive decline

July 27, 2017
Individuals with sleep disordered breathing are more likely to have diminished cognition, including poorer attention, processing speed and memory…