Ruxolitinib In Patients With Polycythemia Vera With Hydroxyurea Resistance Or Intolerance

The Lancet
May 19, 2022

Interferon alfa-2b is approved in treatment-naive patients and for patients with hydroxyurea resistance or intolerance, 3 and ruxolitinib, a Janus kinase 1/2 inhibitor is exclusively approved for second-line treatment.

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Clinical-Genetic Features Influencing Disability in Spastic Paraplegia Type 4

Neuro Genetics
May 18, 2022

The SPAST-HSP phenotypic spectrum in Italian patients confirms a predominantly pure form of HSP with mild-to-moderate disability in 75% of cases, and slight prevalence of men, who appeared more severely affected.

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New Mothers' Perceptions of Pressure to Breastfeed

MCN
May 17, 2022

Perceived pressure to breastfeed may be an important psychosocial factor to consider when aiming to improve women's breastfeeding experiences.

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Telehealth Privacy and Security Tips

Skyscape
May 19, 2022

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

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-Of-Care Ultrasound for Paediatric Testicular Torsion

Emerg Med J.
May 17, 2022

The present systematic review and meta-analysis showed that POCUS had high sensitivity and specificity for identifying testicular torsion in paediatric patients although the risk of bias was high in the studies analysed.

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Left Atrial Reservoir Strain-Based LVDD

Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
May 16, 2022

LARS can be used as a simple single or supplemental index to categorize LV diastolic function and predict HF events in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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Offloading Devices For Neuropathic Foot Ulcers In Adult Persons With T1D Or T2D

BMJ DRC
May 13, 2022

There is limited evidence from RCTs to suggest that F-TCC has a shorter ulcer healing time compared with RCW among adults with diabetic NPFUs.

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Needle-free Jet Injection-Induced Small-Droplet Aerosol Formation During Intralesional Bleomycin Therapy

Lasers Surg. Med.
May 12, 2022

Jet injectors generate a high number of small-droplet aerosols, potentially introducing harmful effects to patients and healthcare personnel.

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Macular Thickness and Microvasculature Loss in Glaucoma Suspect Eyes

Ophthalmology Glaucoma
May 11, 2022

Whereas the rate of GCC thinning was faster on average in suspect eyes than in healthy eyes, some suspect eyes showed significant loss of vessel density and faster vessel density loss than GCC thinning.

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Duration of Anticoagulant Therapy for Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism

AJN
May 10, 2022

The study points out that the low rates of recurrent venous thromboembolism they observed support shortening the duration of anticoagulant therapy for provoked venous thromboembolism in patients younger than age 21.

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Fetal Growth and Spontaneous Preterm Birth In High-Altitude Pregnancy

Intl J Gynecol Obstet.
May 10, 2022

Globally, the likelihood of adverse perinatal outcomes, including LBW, SGA, and sPTB, increases in high-altitude pregnancies.

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