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New guidance on cardiac imaging for arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Step-by-step direction on multimodality imaging for diagnosis, management, and follow-up of AC.

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Rates of tonsillectomies and hysterectomies plummet in Europe

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Overlapping surgery can be safe and efficient

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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MABp1: a new standard of care in advanced colorectal cancer?

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Intern Med
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Higher risk of death is linked to hip fracture for many years afterward

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New protocol for bionic hand reconstruction

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MSF respond to bombing at Nigerian refugee camp

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Concerns voiced after first baby is born using pronuclear transfer

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Arteriovenous anastomosis lowers BP in patients with treatment-resistant hypertension

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Vaccines fast-tracked to prevent global epidemics

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Yorkshire CCGs place ban on expensive treatments

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Forecasts suggest NHS will need extra £88bn by 2067

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Addenbrooke’s hospital comes out of special measures

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Half of women face red flag event during childbirth

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BMA accuses PM of ‘scapegoating’ GPs for NHS crisis

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Endocrinol
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Is lobectomy sufficient for treating papillary thyroid microcarcinoma?

Study links total thyroidecotmy to a lower risk for recurrence.

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Erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy: new surgical technique

A novel penile reinnervation technique incorporates 2 bilateral sural nerve grafts using end-to-side neurorraphy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Cardiol
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Going the distance to validate DES randomized clinical trial results

Analysis of eligible but nonenrolled patients confirms safety and efficacy of second-generation drug-eluting stents.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Heart
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ICD might help some HF male—but not female—patients on resynchronization therapy

Women with a resynchronization pacemaker already have lower SCD rates than men.

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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017
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Headache: Monthly Essentials January 2017

Aspirin and tension headache | Headache guidelines in children | Migraine and perioperative stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JACC Cardiovasc Interv
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Left atrial appendage thrombus common in TAVR patients

LAAT, more common in patients with history of Afib, dramatically increases risk for procedural stroke.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol
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Bladder cancer: variant histology is common, but only small-cell worsens survival

Defining the histology of bladder cancer could inform treatment decision-making after radical cystectomy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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Prostate cancer: is emotional distress driving overtreatment of low-risk disease?

Could addressing diagnosis-related emotional distress encourage uptake of active surveillance?

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Cancer Res Clin Oncol
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GIST: prolonged treatment with adjuvant imatinib improves survival

Duration of therapy after R0 resection remains controversial.

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New outcome data on interventional cardiology care

These data help set quality improvement standards and inform research used to design national practice and health guidelines.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JACC: Cardiovasc Interv
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Is balloon post-dilation safe after TAVR with CoreValve?

BPD was used in more than one-fifth of patients in the CoreValve U.S. trials, reducing residual AR by more than 75% without neurological complications

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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies
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OECD report criticises pharmaceutical pricing strategies

Payers must be able to lower or withdraw payment for new therapies that do not live up to expectations in the real world, according to the OECD.

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  • Clinical Essentials from World J Surg Oncol
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NSCLC: fast-track surgery enhances post-op recovery

The strategy reduced time to first postoperative flatus and defecation, as well as LOS.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Acta Orthop
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Arthroplasty deaths linked to comorbidities

The percentage of THA and TKA patients with comorbidities is increasing.

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