Comparative evaluation of role of hs CRP as a diagnostic marker in chronic periodontitis patients

J Family Med Prim Care
Apr 03, 2020

The serum levels of C-reactive protein were elevated in patients with periodontitis and this might be a diagnostic marker for cardiovascular diseases.

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The Relationship Between White Matter Microstructure and General Cognitive Ability

Am J Psychiatry
Apr 02, 2020

Study provides robust evidence that cognitive ability is associated with global structural connectivity, with higher fractional anisotropy associated with higher IQ.

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A Novel Inside-out Access Approach for Hemodialysis Catheter Placement in Patients with TCVO

Am J Kidney Dis.
Apr 01, 2020

The IOA approach is a promising method to enable rapid access to the right jugular vein in the setting of pre-existing TCVO.

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Estimating Myocardial Infarction Size with a Simple Electrocardiographic Marker Score

J Am Heart Ass.
Mar 31, 2020

In patients with prior MI, a simple ECG score estimates infarct size and improves infarct size estimation over LVEF alone.

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Cardiac Adverse Events in EGFR-Mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Osimertinib

J Am Coll Cardiol CardioOnc
Mar 30, 2020

The incidence of cardiac AEs in patients treated with osimertinib was 4.9%.

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Efficacy and safety of ixekizumab in patients with active radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Ann Rheum Diseases
Mar 27, 2020

The significant efficacy demonstrated with ixekizumab at week 16 was sustained for up to 52 weeks in bDMARD-naive and TNFi-experienced patients.

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Robotic Inguinal vs Transabdominal Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Mar 26, 2020

Results of this study showed no clinical benefit to the robotic approach to straightforward inguinal hernia repair compared with the laparoscopic approach.

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A Trial of Lopinavir-Ritonavir in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Covid-19

Mar 25, 2020

In hospitalized adult patients with severe Covid-19, no benefit was observed with lopinavir–ritonavir treatment beyond standard care.

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Coronary CT Angiography in Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

J Am Coll Cardiol.
Mar 24, 2020

Coronary CTA has a high diagnostic accuracy to rule out clinically significant coronary artery disease in patients with NSTEACS.

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