New ultrasound technique gauges kids' heart function

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The objective of this study was to report the incidence of alopecia arising in patients treated with vismodegib, assessing its characteristics, grade of severity, and time of onset.Skin Appendage Disord
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CONCLUSIONS: EUS-guided cyst ablation of pancreatic cystic lesions seems effective and safe as an alternative to surgical resection in patients who are unfit for surgery or who have low-risk pancreatic cystic neoplasms. PMID: 32741440 [PubMed - in process]
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CONCLUSIONS: Surprisingly, the DCR registered fewer patients in 2013-2014 than the DLCR, even though they employ the same primary data source. The agreement between the DCR and the DLCR was 87%; this may be increased to 95% if patients who seemed to meet the inclusion criteria of the other register were also included. The discrepancies found were mainly due to different definitions of dates of diagnosis, registrations probably missed by the algorithms and possible registration errors. Discrepancies resulted in a significant difference in MRR, but not in 1y-RS. FUNDING: none. TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant. PM...
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CONCLUSIONS: Most women did not experience any improvement in their symptoms over time, and no association was found between lack of symptom improvement and believing that the HPV vaccine was causing the symptoms. FUNDING: funded by the Danish Cancer Society. TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant. PMID: 32741432 [PubMed - in process]
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