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Beovu improves visual acuity in AMD, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with Beovu resulted in visual acuity letter gains among patients with age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal…

Breast surgeon to lead Duke Cancer Institute's clinical cancer genetics program

October 18, 2019
Carolyn Menendez, MD, FACS, has been appointed director of Duke Cancer Institute’s clinical cancer genetics program. Menendez —…
Cover Story

Catheter ablation for AF: Debate continues over benefit

Cardiology Today, October 2019
The debate on the use of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation has intensified among cardiologists after results of the anticipated…
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Valacyclovir reduces rate of fetal CMV infection by 71%

October 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Findings from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial presented at IDWeek sparked hope for the use of antiviral…

Programs aim to address ‘pending and widening gap’ in palliative care workforce

August 22, 2019
The field of palliative care appears to be moving in two opposite directions. Demand for services continues to increase as more people with chronic…
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HOP-STEP program builds plan for 'pregnancy success' in patients with lupus

August 20, 2019
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — A program developed at Duke University called Healthy Outcomes in Pregnancy with SLE Through Education of Providers, or…
In the Journals

Little difference between fecal incontinence therapies for women

August 15, 2019
Women with fecal incontinence experience negligible differences in improvement between primary interventions including anorectal manometry-assisted…
In the Journals

Artificial intelligence models may predict pulmonary embolism risk

August 12, 2019
New data published in JAMA Network Open suggest that a machine learning algorithm may be able to accurately predict a patient’s risk for…

American Society for Radiation Oncology members receive fellow designation

August 8, 2019
American Society for Radiation Oncology designated 26 members to receive ASTRO fellow designation. The honorees will be recognized during the…

Ripcord removal after Baerveldt implantation ‘reasonable’ in some patients

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
The scheduled removal of a surgically implanted ripcord in a Baerveldt glaucoma drainage device resulted in similar recovery outcomes as in patients…
Meeting News

HemOnc Today honors Next Gen Innovators

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2019
HemOnc Today held a reception at ASCO Annual Meeting to honor its third class of Next Gen Innovators. The publication’s 111 Next Gen…
In the Journals

Enrollment in MI trials declines

July 10, 2019
Enrollment in clinical trials of patients treated for MI has decreased over time, according to findings published in the American Heart Journal
In the Journals

Meta-analysis confirms dual antithrombotic therapy optimal after PCI in AF

June 21, 2019
A dual antithrombotic therapy regimen consisting of a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant and a P2Y12 inhibitor is the best medication…
Meeting News

Abemaciclib stabilizes brain metastases in breast cancer subtype

June 14, 2019
CHICAGO — Abemaciclib resulted in a clinically meaningful effect on intracranial response rate in patients with brain metastases secondary to…
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VIDEO: SCAI had ‘something for everyone’

June 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In this video exclusive, Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Member Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI, FACC
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Conquer Cancer Foundation presents Merit Awards at ASCO

June 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards to more than 100 oncology professionals. The awards…
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Medicaid expansion reduces racial disparities in access to timely cancer care

June 4, 2019
CHICAGO — States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act appeared to eliminate disparities in timely treatment for black patients…
The Take Home

The Take Home: ACC

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
The American College of Cardiology Scientific Session produced some groundbreaking findings with major implications for the practice of…
In the Journals

Selection bias may have played role in SAFE-PCI trial

May 15, 2019
Women with lower risk may have been selected for the SAFE-PCI for Women trial, which may have contributed to the lower predicted risk for mortality…
Meeting News

CABANA analysis: Age a factor in mortality after AF ablation

May 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Catheter ablation lowered recurrence of atrial fibrillation across a range of age groups compared with drug therapy, and…