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Twice-yearly inclisiran reduces LDL in ASCVD, FH

Cardiology Today, January 2020
Inclisiran, an investigational cholesterol-lowering therapy, reduced LDL in high-risk patients with atherosclerotic CVD and in those with…

Key opinion leaders discuss top news from 2019

Cardiology Today, January 2020
Approximately 50% of high school students are vaping. The major product in these devices is nicotine, one of the most addicting substances known. As…

Looking Back at 2019’s Top 10, Peer Tested by You

Healio Gastroenterology, January 2020
Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD
As we enter the 6th year of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, it is worth looking back at what made us stand out in 2019: the Peer Tested…
In the Journals

Early-onset gastric cancer, distinct from traditional disease, on the rise in US

January 15, 2020
Incidence of early-onset gastric cancer that is clinically and genetically distinct from late-onset disease has increased steadily in the United…

Povidone-iodine irrigation may not reduce infection risk in TJA

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
No decrease occurred in the risk of infection or reoperation for infection when dilute povidone-iodine irrigation was used in primary or revision…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

35-year-old man with occult lower extremity rotational deformity

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
Adam K. Lee, MD; Mary Kate Erdman, MD; Nicholas A. Trasolini, MD
A 35-year-old man presented to our institution 6 weeks after a motorcycle collision. During this accident, he sustained a right femoral shaft…
In the Journals

Switch to maintenance therapy ‘appropriate and beneficial’ in metastatic colorectal cancer

December 19, 2019
Maintenance chemotherapy following initial treatment appeared to be more beneficial for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer than continuing a…
In the Journals

Dairy, plant-based food consumption may impact risk for prostate cancer

November 22, 2019
Consumption of high amounts of dairy products appeared to be associated with increased risk for prostate cancer, according to results of a…

Healio Disruptive Innovators ‘On the Rise’ at ACG

Healio Gastroenterology, November 2019
Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD
During this year’s American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting in San Antonio, I had the honor of hosting the second annual Healio…
In the JournalsPerspective

Pretreatment vitamin D deficiency linked to shorter survival in Hodgkin lymphoma

November 18, 2019
Vitamin D status appeared to be an independent predictor of clinical outcomes and may affect chemosensitivity among patients with Hodgkin lymphoma…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Novel blood tests could improve cancer detection

November 14, 2019
Two novel blood assays demonstrated efficacy in detecting various cancer types at different disease stages, according to results of two studies…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

53-year-old woman with continued pain after first metatarsophalangeal arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, November 2019
H. Paco Kang, MD; Dushawn Harley, BS; Eric W. Tan, MD
A 53-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis on oral prednisone presented to a podiatric surgeon after a lifelong history of hallux valgus and…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: IBD anti-TNF use in early pregnancy linked to preeclampsia risk

October 31, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Sunanda V. Kane, MD, a gastroenterologist…

Guest Commentary: Physicians must rise to the need for younger CRC screening

October 24, 2019
In this guest commentary, Paul J. Limburg, MD, discusses the need for increased awareness of colorectal cancer
In the JournalsPerspective

Racial disparities observed in treatment of multiple myeloma

October 21, 2019
Black and Hispanic patients with multiple myeloma appeared more likely to initiate treatment with a novel therapy significantly later than their…

Combination technique lowers IOP in angle-closure glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2019
An innovative technique combining goniosynechialysis and goniotomy achieved clinically meaningful IOP-lowering effects in patients with angle-closure…
Cover Story

Data, results spark debate about anterior THA approach

Orthopedics Today, October 2019
Total hip arthroplasty can be performed with several surgical approaches, including the posterior approach, the lateral approach, the anterolateral…
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…
In the JournalsPerspective

Despite evolution of treatment for male breast cancer, gaps in care remain

October 8, 2019
Although treatment for male breast cancer in the United States has evolved in recent years, significant gaps in care remain, according to study…

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: IBD Stem Cell Therapy Needs Us All

Healio Gastroenterology, September 2019
Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD
The narrative surrounding the development of stem cell therapy for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease was best said by Amy Lightner, MD,