Conference Reports

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 (...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 3, 2020 -- The adjunctive use of dantrolene sodium suspension to treat exertional heat stroke, in addition to body cooling, improved recovery of loss of consciousness, according to research presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 3, 2020 -- Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) does not appear to significantly increase the risk of critical coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) illness, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the...

By Shazia Qureshi

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands -- November 2, 2020 -- Among paediatric patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare but clinically severe spectrum and comes with a high mortality rate, according...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- October 21, 2020 -- The MuLBSTA score successfully stratified hospitalised patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia based on severity, and accurately predicted overall outcome, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- October 20, 2020 -- Revascularisation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is superior to medical therapy alone in very elderly patients with baseline renal dysfunction presenting with acute myocardial infarction...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- October 19, 2020 -- Prehospital administration of crushed tablets of prasugrel, compared with integral prasugrel tablets, in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing planned primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) did not...

By Shazia Qureshi

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands -- October 15, 2020 -- Patients who present with upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and who are already taking antithrombotic agents may not need endoscopic therapy, according to a study presented at the 2020 United European Gastroenterology...

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