Postoperative Time and Anatomic Location Influence Skin Graft Reperfusion Assessed With Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging

Lasers Surg. Med.
Jul 22, 2024

Skin graft reperfusion is a protracted process that evolves differently in the graft centre and periphery, influenced by postoperative time and anatomic location. A better knowledge of this process can potentially enhance the development of strategies to induce vessel ingrowth into tissue-engineered skin substitutes.

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Effect of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Heart Failure Outcomes and Cardiovascular Death Across the Cardiometabolic Disease Spectrum

The Lancet
Jul 14, 2024

SGLT2 inhibitors reduced heart failure events and cardiovascular death in patients with heart failure, type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. These effects were consistent across a wide range of subgroups within these populations. This supports the eligibility of a large population with cardiorenal-metabolic diseases for treatment with SGLT2 inhibitors.

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Acalabrutinib-Based Regimens in Frontline or Relapsed/Refractory Higher-Risk CLL

Blood Adv
Jul 13, 2024

Acalabrutinib-based regimens achieve long-term efficacy in patients with higher-risk CLL, across all lines of therapy. Safety profile of acalabrutinib in patients with higher-risk CLL was similar to the overall safety profile of acalabrutinib.

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Telehealth Privacy and Security Tips

Skyscape
Jul 25, 2024

Buzz, a HIPAA-complaint platform enables providers to conduct secure video conferences or calls with patients quickly, easily & seamlessly.

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MASLD and MASH At the Crossroads of Hepatology Trials and Cardiorenal Metabolic Trials

JIM
Jul 12, 2024

The challenge is defining the optimal combination of biomarkers, imaging and morbidity/mortality outcomes and ensuring that they are included in future trials while minimizing the burden on patients, trialists and trial sponsors. This paper provides an overview of some of the wide array of CV, liver and kidney measurements that were discussed at the MOSAIC meeting.

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Differentiating Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors From Leiomyomas of Upper Digestive Tract Using Convolutional Neural Network Model by Endoscopic Ultrasonography

J Clin Gastro
Jul 11, 2024

Authors demonstrated that the CTP classification system is a reliable predictor of ERCP complications in patients with cirrhosis. Consequently, caution should be exercised when performing ERCP in patients classified as CTP class C.

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Improving the Ability of Nursing Students in Neonatal Resuscitation by Using the Helping Babies Breathe Program

J. Neonatal Nurs.
Jul 10, 2024

Resuscitation training through the use of a high-similarity simulator was significantly more effective than utilizing a low-similarity simulator when performing basic neonatal resuscitation

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Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnancy and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Intl J Gynecol Obstet.
Jul 06, 2024

Among predominantly asymptomatic STIs, M. genitalium detected at baseline visit was significantly associated with low birth weight, while T. vaginalis detected at the repeat visit in later pregnancy was significantly associated with preterm birth. Further research is warranted to study the impact of etiological testing of STIs at more than one antenatal visit and empirical treatment on pregnancy outcomes.

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Left Main Coronary Artery Calcium and Diabetes Confer Very-High-Risk Equivalence in Coronary Artery Calcium More Than 1,000

J Am Coll Cardiol Img
Jul 05, 2024

Among asymptomatic patients with a CAC of more than 1,000 without a prior index event, diabetes, and severe LM CAC define very high risk ASCVD, identifying individuals who may benefit from more intensive prevention therapies across several domains, including low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol lowering.

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Bleeding Reversal With Antifibrinolytics or Cryoprecipitate Following Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke

AENJ
Jul 02, 2024

While limited by its small sample size, this case series demonstrates significant variability in reversal strategies for thrombolysis-associated bleeding. It also provides additional evidence for the role of antifibrinolytics in this setting.

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Prevalence of Subclinical Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Adults in Community Settings

The Lancet
Jun 26, 2024

In high-incidence settings, subclinical tuberculosis could contribute considerably to the tuberculosis burden and to Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission.

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