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Treating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) initially with intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) and glucocorticoids reduced the risk of serious short-term adverse outcomes, including cardiovascular dysfunction, than those who receive an initial treatment of IVIG alone, according to...
By Denise Baez Myocarditis occurred in previously healthy military patients with similar clinical presentations following receipt of an mRNA coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology. “In this case series, we describe 23 patients with clinical...
Some consumer electronic devices with high field strength magnets, such as cell phones and smart watches, may cause certain implanted medical devices to switch to “magnet mode” and suspend normal operations until the magnet is moved away from the medical device. Many implanted medical devices are...
By Denise Baez The American College of Physicians (ACP) has published new guidelines recommending point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS), in addition to the standard diagnostic pathway, when there is diagnostic uncertainty in patients with acute dyspnoea in emergency department or inpatient...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a higher dose of naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray to treat opioid overdose. The newly approved product delivers naloxone 8 mg into the nasal cavity. The FDA had previously approved naloxone 2 mg and 4 mg nasal spray products. “Today’s action...

Conference Reports

By Shazia Qureshi

VIRTUAL -- July 13, 2021 -- In outpatients with the P.1 (Gamma) variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) who were at high risk of disease progression, treatment with bamlanivimab plus etesevimab led to a higher 30-day risk of...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- June 23, 2021 -- Left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and coronary dilations are common in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), but these cardiac manifestations do not appear to persist over time, according to a study presented at the Virtual 32nd...

By Nancy Melville

VIRTUAL -- May 18, 2021 -- Patients who are comatose after experiencing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and cooled with therapeutic hypothermia to a target of 31 degrees Celsius show no improvement in neurological outcomes compared with the use of hypothermia with the...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- April 29, 2021 -- Early use of mechanical circulatory support and invasive haemodynamics are associated with improved outcomes for patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiogenic shock, according to final results from the National...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- April 27, 2021 -- Elevated pre-procedural blood pressure variability during interhospital transport for endovascular thrombectomy is associated with lower odds of good functional outcome at 90 days, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual...

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