Potential for PHC Necessitates Pediatric Cardiology Care for Children With PAH

September 28th 2022, 3:33pm


Outcomes following right heart catheterization in a pediatric patient population were analyzed, with emphasis placed on risk of adverse outcomes following the procedure, especially the development of pulmonary hypertensive crisis (PHC).

Alzheimer Disease Drug Lecanemab Successfully Reduces Cognitive, Functional Decline

September 28th 2022, 2:38pm


The topline results showed the phase 3 trial met both the primary endpoint and all secondary endpoints.

Home Technology Plus Nurse Oversight May Allow for Timely Detection of Health Events

September 28th 2022, 1:05pm


This new series of cases suggests that technology can help nurses remotely identify relevant health events that could be indicative of exacerbations or changes in their condition.

Dr Paul Hahn Highlights Shifting Trends Among Retina Specialists

September 27th 2022, 2:28pm


There has been a sea change in how retina specialists treat retinal diseases, with a progressive shift toward more utilization of anti–vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), said Paul Hahn, MD, vitreoretinal surgeon at NJRetina.

Managing Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy Requires Early Diagnosis, Multidisciplinary Care

September 27th 2022, 12:58pm


A recent review details strategies for mitigating the risks faced by pregnant patients with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and their children.

Guidance for Evaluating for Bleeding Disorders in Suspected Child Abuse

September 26th 2022, 11:15pm


The recommendations aim to make this type of evaluation more consistent in cases when children have suspicious bruising or bleeding patterns.

Skin Biomarkers Found to Predict Development of Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

September 26th 2022, 6:07pm


Significant alterations were observed in lipid levels and other skin biomarkers for infants who developed atopic dermatitis (AD) vs controls, with phytosphingosine associated with the highest AD prediction accuracy.

Composite Quality Metric Can Help Predict Surgical Outcomes in ICC

September 26th 2022, 4:32pm


Only about 11% of patients received care meeting a composite quality metric, a study found.

Perspectives on Nonmedical Switching and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Narrative Review

September 26th 2022, 1:00pm


This review describes the impact of nonmedical switching of biologic therapies on US patients and providers, with a focus on switching to in-class alternatives.

Case Report: Complicated Case of SLE, Infection Required Nonstandard Treatment Choice

September 25th 2022, 5:05pm


The patient was successfully treated with rituximab and intravenous immunoglobulin.