Conference Reports

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...

By Erika Powers

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- March 29, 2021 -- Compared with splenectomy, treatment of blunt spleen injuries with splenic artery embolization was associated with decreased mortality and length of stay, without an increase in abscess formation, according to a study presented at the...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- March 24, 2021 -- Patients who receive stroke treatment in a mobile stroke unit are significantly more likely to receive potentially life-saving clot-buster treatment, to receive treatment within 1 hour of stroke onset, and to achieve a full recovery than...

By Erika Powers

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- March 10, 2021 -- Certain preoperative CT findings can be helpful in predicting appendiceal perforation, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 European Congress of Radiology (ECR).

“Acute appendicitis is the most common cause for...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- February 1, 2021 -- Using the Rothman Index (RI) acuity score at the time of admission can identify patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who are susceptible to rapid deterioration, according to a study presented at the Virtual 50th Annual Meeting of...

By Walter Alexander

NEW YORK -- December 8, 2020 -- Compared with the general black population in California, black patients with sickle cell disease who became infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have higher rates of COVID-19 death, according to a study presented at the...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 19, 2020 -- Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) was frequently diagnosed in patients hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who underwent imaging due to elevated D-Dimer levels; however, there was considerable overlap of peak D-Dimer values
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By Ed Susman

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- November 19, 2020 -- When patients who are experiencing asthma exacerbation present at the emergency department, they frequently do not receive guideline-directed treatment, education, or medication, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2020...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- November 10, 2020 -- Treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors does not appear to be a risk factor for contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a study presented at the Virtual 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (...

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