Not All Nephrologists Measure Kidney Size in 'Adult' Polycystic Kidney Disease
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(MedPage Today) -- LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Not all nephrology providers measure kidney size in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a survey indicated. Among 201 respondents, 80% said they assess kidney size in all ..read more
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Stacking Invasive Tests for Chronic Coronary Syndrome: Good Results, Less Hassle
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1w ago
(MedPage Today) -- PARIS -- Using a structured series of tests together, operators greatly improved the diagnostic accuracy of invasive coronary angiography (ICA) for people with chronic coronary syndrome (CCS), the prospective AID-ANGIO study ..read more
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Imaging-Only Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis Is Feasible
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2w ago
(MedPage Today) -- Positive findings with color Doppler ultrasound were enough to diagnose giant cell arteritis (GCA) accurately without need for confirmation with temporal artery biopsy (TAB), a prospective study indicated. Out of 165 older patients ..read more
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Progressing Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Linked to Respiratory Distress
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(MedPage Today) -- In smokers without known interstitial lung disease (ILD), worsening pulmonary parenchymal abnormalities on chest CT were still associated with more severe acute respiratory disease (ARD) events, a secondary analysis of the COPDGene ..read more
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USPSTF Finalizes New Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
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(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has revised its breast cancer screening recommendations and now suggests women at average risk for breast cancer should start screening at a younger age. The Task Force recommends ..read more
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Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Higher Risk of Second Pelvic Malignancy
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(MedPage Today) -- Pelvic second malignancy occurred twice as often after brachytherapy for prostate cancer as compared with radical prostatectomy, a large retrospective review showed. Second pelvic malignancy -- including bladder and rectum ..read more
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From Neurointerventional Radiologist to 'Grey's Anatomy' Sonographer
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1M ago
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to "Medical Mavericks," a series from MedPage Today featuring interviews with healthcare professionals working in unconventional fields of health and medicine. We spoke with Darren Orbach, MD, PhD, co-director of the ..read more
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FDA Greenlights Imaging Agent to Detect Residual Cancer After Lumpectomy
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(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved pegulicianine (LumiSight) as an optical imaging agent for detecting residual cancer after breast-conserving surgery (BCS). The approval stipulates use of pegulicianine with the Lumicell Direct Visualization ..read more
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FFR-Guided Complete Revascularization Did Not Improve Outcomes in MI Patients
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(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- Fractional flow reserve (FFR)-guided complete revascularization in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and multivessel coronary artery disease did not result in better outcomes compared ..read more
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Why Aren't Some Women Getting Screening Mammograms? Social Factors May Be to Blame
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(MedPage Today) -- Factors such as social isolation, lack of transportation, and financial concerns are preventing some women from getting recommended screening mammograms, a CDC Vital Signs report found. The study "shows that experiencing health ..read more
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