Conference Reports

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- August 11, 2020 -- Patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax treated with ambulatory decompression management show significantly improved outcomes and reduced hospitalisation, although adverse events may be higher than standard care, according to a study...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- July 24, 2020 -- The bedside, ultrasound-guided Trocar technique for percutaneous cholecystostomy shows efficacy that is similar to the ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided Seldinger technique, with benefits including fewer complications requiring less time,...

CEPAGATTI, Italy -- July 19, 2020 -- Use of a machine-learning algorithm can identify patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who would benefit from treatment with hydroxychloroquine, according to a study presented at the Virtual Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and...

By Alex Morrison

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- July 16, 2020 -- A study presented at the Virtual 23rd International AIDS Conference strongly supports that vertical transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is possible.

Claudio Fenizia, MD, University of...

By Alex Morrisson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- May 4, 2020 -- Arterial hyperoxia is associated with poor functional outcome and cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

Fred...

By Alex Morrisson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- May 4, 2020 -- Intracranial administration of SB623 cells on patients with chronic motor deficit from traumatic brain injury appears to improve motor functional scores at 6 months, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the...

By Alex Morrisson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- May 4, 2020 -- A low-field MRI scanner is feasible for use at the bedside of patients exhibiting symptoms of stroke, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

Kevin Sheth, MD,...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- April 2, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled ECG algorithm accurately identifies left ventricular dysfunction (LVSD) in patients presenting to the emergency department with dyspnoea, outperforming N-terminal-prohormone BNP (NT-pro BNP), according to a...

By Alex Morrisson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- April 1, 2020 - Use of sodium nitrite during active resuscitation did not significantly improve survival to hospital admission or to discharge among patients who suffered out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study presented at the...

By Nancy Melville

ORLANDO, Fla -- February 17, 2020 -- Elevations in cerebral blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery (MCA), as assessed with transcranial Doppler ultrasound, are associated with poor outcomes following subarachnoid haemorrhage, according to a study presented...

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