Heat-stable drug could protect thousands of women from post-childbirth bleeding

Carbetocin could be a viable alternative to oxycotin to avoid excessive bleeding after birth, a study published in theNew England Journal of Medicine reports.Reuters
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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Conditions:   Small Intestine Disease;   Small Intestine Cancer;   Small Intestinal Ulcer Bleeding;   Small Intestine Obstruction;   Small Intestine Adenocarcinoma;   Small Intestine Polyp Intervention:   Sponsor:   Medtronic - MITG Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Coronary Artery Disease;   Ischemic Heart Disease;   Anticoagulant-induced Bleeding;   Coronary Syndrome Intervention:   Drug: Unfractionated heparin Sponsor:   Mayo Clinic Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions: In pediatric patients with OI, intraoperative use of NIBP cuffs and tourniquets was not associated with iatrogenic fracture. There were no complications related to intra-arterial catheter use. Care should be used during the perioperative period to prevent fractures during body positioning. Level of Evidence: Level IV.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Metabolic Source Type: research
Conclusion: In patients with malignancy, sorafenib treatment combined with standard treatment significantly increases the risk of low-grade hemorrhagic events.
Source: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Hence, the study revealed that tobacco chewing definitely had an influence on oral health, with statistically significant increase in oral health problems in chewers compared to nonchewers. Moreover, loss of attachment and potentially malignant disorders increased significantly with the frequency of tobacco chewing. Periodontal pockets, attrition, and loss of attachment significantly increased with the duration of the chewing habit.
Source: Indian Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on the fibrinogen levels in chronic periodontitis patients when compared to the levels seen in healthy subjects.Materials and methodsA total of 30 subjects, with an average age of 38±25 years, were enrolled in the present study. They were divided into two groups, namely Group 1 (15 periodontally healthy subjects) and Group 2 (15 moderate to severe chronic periodontitis patients). The periodontal condition of each periodontitis patient was assessed by recording the probing pocket depth (PD), clinical attachment level (CAL), plaque index (PI),...
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsAmong patients presenting with ACS, switching from one P2Y12I agent to another in the acute phase seems associated with a short-term increased risk of bleeding. Accurate upfront selection and prescription of a P2Y12I based on ischemic and bleeding risks is paramount to avoid adverse events switching-related during hospitalization and in the first 30 days.
Source: IJC Heart and Vasculature - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Hologic is releasing in the U.S. its new Omni three-in-one hysteroscope, a device that gives physicians an option of three different sheaths on the same system. Using the Omni, one is not required to switch between diagnostic and operatives scopes, a...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Ob/Gyn Source Type: blogs
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said today that it launched its next-gen Omni hysteroscope in the U.S. after having received FDA 510(k) clearance earlier in the month. The newly cleared Omni hysteroscope features a three-in-one modular scope and is intended for both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, the Marlborough, Mass.-based company said. “Experts agree that direct visualization of the uterine cavity in women with abnormal uterine bleeding is the gold standard that allows physicians to accurately identify and collect quality samples and remove pathology – in a safer and more effective manner than blind biopsy ...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Business/Financial News Women's Health Hologic Source Type: news
Patients with chronic ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenia) frequently do not require comprehensive medication for daily life. Usually, it had been regarded that postoperative bleeding after a simple or surgical e...
Source: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
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