ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting open to media
(American Roentgen Ray Society) The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) will host leading radiologists from around the world at the ARRS 2018 Annual Meeting, April 22-27 in Washington, DC.
Authors: Abouelatta SM, Aboelwafa AA, El-Gazayerly ON Abstract Gabapentin (GBP), an antiepileptic and anti-neuropathic agent, suffers from short half-life (5-7 h), has narrow absorption window, and is absorbed via carrier-mediated mechanism resulting in frequent dosing, poor compliance, and poor bioavailability (
Authors: Visani G, Loscocco F, Isidori A, Piccaluga PP Abstract INTRODUCTION: Despite substantial progresses in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) diagnosis and treatment, at least half of patient will eventually die for the disease. In the last decades, the use of genetic and genomic approaches allowed the identification of patients with higher risk of recurrence after and/or resistance to CHT. However, though many novel drugs have been proposed and tested, only little clinical improvements have been made concerning the treatment of the so called 'high risk' patients. Areas covered: In this article, the authors, based o...
Authors: Favaloro EJ, Bonar R Abstract Testing of platelet function comprises a crucial element of hemostasis assessment, particularly for investigations into bleeding and/or bruising. The Platelet Function Analyzer (PFA)-100 is the most utilized primary hemostasis-screening test system available, as recently remodeled/upgraded to the PFA-200. Internal quality control (IQC) and external quality assessment (EQA) (including proficiency testing) represent critical elements of ensuring test practice quality. Although true for all tests, IQC and EQA are logistically challenging for platelet function testing, inclusive o...
CONCLUSIONS: There are inconsistencies between current monitoring practices and guidelines. Clarifying biologics monitoring recommendations in psoriasis patients may reduce healthcare costs and provider workload. PMID: 29792371 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
BONE cancer symptoms include aching within the bones, which can be mistaken for arthritis. However, there are also three other symptoms, according to the NHS.
Authors: Kramer M, Hasanreisoglu M, Weiss S, Kumova D, Schaap-Fogler M, Guntekin-Ergun S, Ozdek S, Gurelik G, Ergün MA, Goldenberg-Cohen N, Cohen Y Abstract PURPOSE: To test the frequency of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the IL-10, IL23R-IL12RB2 genes in patients with Behcet's uveitis. METHODS: Blood samples were collected from 89 Israeli and Turkish patients, and from healthy control subjects of different origins. Genomic DNA was extracted from peripheral blood leukocytes and genotyped. RESULTS: The risk allele, A, in rs1800871, of IL-10 gene was highly prevalent in Behcet's uveitis and healthy c...
Authors: Rackovsky O, Hirten R, Ungaro R, Colombel JF Abstract INTRODUCTION: Perianal fistulizing disease is an aggressive and debilitating phenotype of Crohn's disease (CD), representing a significant therapeutic challenge. New work has led to advancement in epidemiology and long term outcomes of perianal disease. The range of therapeutic options continues to expand, including new biologic agents, biosimilars, and stem cell therapy. Areas covered: We discuss updates to all aspects of management of perianal disease, with a focus on the last three years of published data. Areas considered include new data on epidemi...
CONCLUSIONS: A high proportion of fear-based barriers to self-reporting of PSIs exist among this study population. This suggests that a culture change is needed to facilitate the identification of future patient safety threats. PMID: 29787325 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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