'Give C. diff patients faecal transplants instead of antibiotics to boost chances of surviving'

Italian scientists looked at nearly 300 patients with the bacterial infection which plagues the gut. They found that, compared with antibiotics, the transplants boosted survival rates by a third.
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ConclusionsMarked differences in risk for ESKD across types of donor-recipient relationship were observed for Asian, black, and white donors. These findings warrant further validation with more robust data to better inform clinical practice guidelines.
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
We present a reproducible although demanding surgical technique to perform a bipolar fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation of the patella and trochlea.
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsTherapeutic drug monitoring-guided meropenem may be a sound new therapeutic option in eradicating multidrug resistant Acinetobacter and offer a novel therapeutic option in the field of personalized medicine.
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipient;   Donor;   Malignant Neoplasm Intervention:   Procedure: Biospecimen Collection Sponsors:   City of Hope Medical Center;   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Colorectal Cancer;   Liver Metastases;   Colorectal Liver Metastases Interventions:   Procedure: Liver transplantation Ltx;   Other: Best alternative care Sponsor:   Vastra Gotaland Region Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML);   Cancer Interventions:   Drug: Venetoclax;   Drug: Azacitidine;   Other: Best Supportive Care (BSC) Sponsor:   AbbVie Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Doctors at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit performed what they believe is the United States' first double lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged after vaping, according to the hospital.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Surgeons at a Detroit hospital recently performed what ’s believed to be the first double lung transplant on a 17-year-old patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged due to vaping. Doctors at Henry Ford Health System say he’s slowly recovering. They are pleading with everyone to stop using e-cigarettes. Dean Reynolds reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(DETROIT) — A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday. Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit described to reporters Tuesday the procedure that saved the 17-year-old’s life and pleaded for the public to understand the dangers of vaping. The teen was admitted in early September to a Detroit-area hospital with what appeared to be pneumonia. He was transferred to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit and taken Oct. 3 to Henry Ford Hospital where the transplant was per...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized health Michigan onetime vaping Source Type: news
Authors: Cruz NM, Gergis U, Silver RT Abstract Introduction: Recent advances in the prognostic scheme and treatment of primary and secondary myelofibrosis (MF) have resulted in an overwhelming amount of clinical information to assimilate. The authors believe a comprehensive review that summarizes the most recent published literature, could serve as guidelines for the practicing hematologist.Areas Covered: The authors provide a summary of landmark articles regarding epidemiology, symptoms and pathogenesis of disease. The authors conducted a systematic literature review to answer questions regarding: differences betw...
Source: Expert Review of Hematology - Category: Hematology Tags: Expert Rev Hematol Source Type: research
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