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A Clearer Clinical Picture: Exploring Shifts in Use, Cost of Diagnostic Imaging

Healio Rheumatology, July 2019
New technology entering the medical field often portends a number of positive developments: Improved diagnosis and management of a disease; faster or…
Guest Editorial

Addressing Problematic Drinking in Liver Disease by ‘Opening the Conversation’

Healio Gastroenterology, July 2019
Treating alcohol-related liver disease doesn’t start or stop with the liver. When I talk to my patients with alcohol use disorder, I tell them…
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Surgeons should educate each other on the hip-spine connection

Orthopedics Today, June 2019
The belief that the spine moves independently of the pelvis and hip has been disproved in recent years as researchers repeatedly identified important…

Navigators support, empower minority patients with cancer

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2019
The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force held an evening art gallery event for its survivors in October. For the task force, it was a…
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Efforts to reduce racial disparities in cancer care aim to ‘make the invisible visible’

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2019
The trends are clear — not only do ethnic and racial minority groups face poorer cancer outcomes, they also are less frequently invited to…
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Nontraditional risk factors beneficial in CVD screening for South Asians in US

May 20, 2019
MIAMI — Utilization of risk factors including ethnicity, coronary artery calcium scores, lipoprotein(a) levels and family history should be…
Perspective

Similar efficacy seen for one-stage revision THR, two-stage revision THR for PJI

Orthopedics Today, May 2019
Results published in the European Journal of Epidemiology showed one-stage revision total hip replacement to treat periprosthetic joint infection was…
In the JournalsPerspective

Adding sugar content to food labels may reduce CVD, diabetes by 2037

April 15, 2019
The timely implementation of an FDA policy to update food and beverage labels to include information on added sugar content has the potential to…
Meeting News

Toxicity, costs must be considered when using chemotherapy-immunotherapy combinations for lung cancer

March 25, 2019
Two faculty members at HemOnc Today New York debated whether immunotherapy alone or in combination with chemotherapy is the ideal treatment approach…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about non-shoulder replacement surgeries in patients with OA

March 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brian J. Cole, MD, spoke about the use of non-shoulder replacement…
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VIDEO: MRIs may be useful to predict the need for elbow surgery in asymptomatic baseball pitchers

March 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nikhil N. Verma, MD, discussed the use of MRI findings of…
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Cesarean delivery linked to milk allergy, GERD in offspring

March 7, 2019
Children delivered by cesarean
In the JournalsPerspective

Similar complication risks seen with outpatient vs inpatient arthroplasty procedures

February 19, 2019
According to a recently published study, arthroplasty surgeries among appropriately selected patients may be performed safely at an ambulatory…
In the Journals

Novel text-messaging program may improve outcomes in patients after THA, TKA

February 18, 2019
In patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty, the use of a text-messaging short message service bot may improve clinical outcomes and…
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Greater adoption seen for tapered wedge stems with cementless femoral fixation

Orthopedics Today, March 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — According to a presenter who started using tapered wedge hip stems with femoral fixation 10 years ago and called himself a…
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Greater adoption seen for tapered wedge stems with cementless femoral fixation

February 13, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — According to a presenter who started using tapered wedge hip stems with femoral fixation 10 years ago and called himself a…

Cardiology Today’s Intervention Editorial Board Sounds Off on Top News of 2018

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
PERSPECTIVE The recent furor over paclitaxel-based therapy for PAD, in which a meta-analysis showed a signal of late mortality associated with…
In the JournalsPerspective

Moving more in old age may protect memory, thinking

January 16, 2019
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity and movement had better memory and thinking skills regardless of whether they had dementia…
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Metal allergy: A clinical conundrum

Orthopedics Today, January 2019
Modifiable patient factors, such as BMI, vitamin D levels and diabetes, can be optimized preoperatively to reduce the risk of infection and other…
Orthopedics Today Grand Rounds

A 56-year-old woman with shoulder instability

Orthopedics Today, January 2019
Ian J. Dempsey, MD, MBA; Jourdan M. Cancienne, MD; Nihkil N. Verma, MD; Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD
A 56-year-old right-hand-dominant woman sustained two dislocations to her right shoulder, the first of which occurred about 18 days prior to…