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Dyspnea in mechanically ventilated patients: an ERS/ESICM statement

Dyspnea Review

Guidance from the European Respiratory Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine on dyspnea in critically ill, mechanically ventilated adults, covering key aspects such as prevalence, clinical significance, diagnosis, and management.

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Echogenomics in heritable aortopathies

Free for a limited time Congenital Heart Anomaly Review

Recent guidelines stress the need to identify genotype and phenotypic features in children and adolescents with inherited aortopathies. Echocardiography can be used for early identification and appropriate management of young patients. 

Increased risk for heart diseases after spinal cord injury

29-02-2024 Coronary Heart Disease News

People with a spinal cord injury are at higher risk of heart disease, including myocardial infarction, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.

Current Reviews

Antiviral alternatives against important members of the subfamily Parvovirinae: a review

Parvoviruses are responsible for multiple diseases, and there is a critical need for effective antiviral therapies. Specific antiviral treatments for parvovirus infections are currently lacking, and the available options are mostly supportive and …

Burning mouth in oncology care: a systematic review

Burning mouth, also referred to as oral dysesthesia, is an underreported condition among cancer patients that may represent an early symptom of cancer or an adverse effect of treatment. This review sought to characterize this symptom in oncology …

Efficacy of physical exercise intervention on children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia during treatment and rehabilitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a kind of malignant tumor disease with the main clinical characteristics of neutrophil, platelet reduction, and anemia [ 1 – 3 ], which can invade the bone marrow, blood, and other organs of the whole body [ 4 …

Tattooing to reconstruct Nipple-Areola Complex after oncological breast surgery: a scoping review

Open Access Breast Cancer Review

At the end of 2020, breast cancer was the most prevalent cancer in the world [ 1 ]. If the tumor position is found in the tissues below the areola or on the surrounding skin , Nipple-Areola Complex (NAC) removal may be necessary. This procedure can …

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

A rare, late side effect of radiotherapy

Open Access Breast Cancer Case Study

A woman developed sudden painless ecchymosis (bruising) of her breast, which was thought to be related to the radiotherapy she received for early-stage breast cancer a year and a half earlier.

Corticosteroids for hydrocephalus in neurosarcoidosis

Open Access Hydrocephalus Case Study

Hydrocephalus is a rare complication of neurosarcoidosis, usually requiring prompt high-dose IV corticosteroids and neurosurgical treatment. Neurosurgery can have severe complications, but select cases may be eligible for drug treatment only.

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Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

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Keynote webinar | Spotlight on cardio-oncology

An expert-led symposium exploring the most pertinent issues in cardio-oncology, with a focus on the new ESC guidelines. Highlights include preventative approaches in cardio-oncology, toxicity risk-stratification strategies, the clinical management of myocarditis as an adverse effect of immune checkpoint inhibitor-treatments, and the utility of biomarkers in long-term follow-up of cardiovascular disease risk in cancer patients.

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Severe pain is the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis. In this live webinar, experts shared the latest insights in pain management for chronic pancreatitis patients. Experts from a range of disciplines discussed pertinent cases and provided practical suggestions for use within clinical practice

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Expert insights, latest news and cutting-edge data reported from The Liver Meeting, Boston covering PBC treatment to arm HCPs with the latest information to optimize patients’ outcomes.

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An independent educational program featuring simulated patient consultations. Make knowledge-based decisions on diagnosis and management of CKD with and without co-morbidities, and learn from experts Kevin Fernando and David Wheeler.

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Coverage for evidence-based cancer survivorship care services

Open Access Hodgkin Lymphoma Research

In 2006, the Institute of Medicine published a report titled “From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor.” This report describes the importance of providing comprehensive, coordinated care for cancer survivors [ 1 ]. The report highlighted the …

Exploring predictors of dysphagia in survivors of head and neck cancer: A cross-sectional study

Open Access Dysphagia Research

Dysphagia, defined as limited swallowing function, affects more than half (54.9%) of survivors of head and neck cancer (sHNC) [ 1 ]. Beyond the physical limitations of swallowing, dysphagia poses a substantial risk of complications that can …

Targeting myeloperoxidase limits myeloid cell immunosuppression enhancing immune checkpoint therapy for pancreatic cancer

Open Access Pancreatic Cancer Research

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a devastating disease characterized by an extreme resistance to current therapies, including immune checkpoint therapy. The limited success of immunotherapies can be attributed to a highly immunosuppressive …

Chemokine CCL21 determines immunotherapy response in hepatocellular carcinoma by affecting neutrophil polarization

Open Access Hepatocellular Carcinoma Research

Liver cancer is one of the leading causes of tumor-related deaths worldwide, with the sixth highest incidence and third highest mortality rate currently [ 1 ]. Over 90% cases of primary liver cancers are hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC), and life …

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Free for a limited time Congenital Heart Anomaly Review

Echogenomics in heritable aortopathies

Recent guidelines stress the need to identify genotype and phenotypic features in children and adolescents with inherited aortopathies. Echocardiography can be used for early identification and appropriate management of young patients. 

Read more
Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Read more
Open Access Type 2 Diabetes Case Study

Bruns–Garland syndrome as the initial manifestation of type 2 diabetes

Diabetic radiculoplexus neuropathy, or Bruns–Garland syndrome, is a rare form of microvascular complication that more commonly affects the lumbosacral plexus and, very rarely, the cervical plexus.

Read more
Open Access Fatty Liver Review

Screening for liver fibrosis in type 2 diabetes

All stages of metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) are more common in people with type 2 diabetes than those without, but how feasible is universal screening of people with type 2 diabetes for liver fibrosis?

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Can digital phenotyping improve pain management in people with frailty?

Assessing and treating pain in older people living with frailty can be complex. Using digital methods to assist phenotyping of pain may overcome some of the challenges and lead the way to improved care.

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Open Access Pneumonia Case Study

A diagnostically challenging case of pneumocystis pneumonia

A case of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in a patient who presented with no known risk factors, which led to a delay in initiation of appropriate antibiotic therapy.

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21-02-2024 Chronic Kidney Disease News

Adding cystatin C to creatinine measurements improves GFR estimates for older adults

Using cystatin C as well as creatinine measurements improves estimated glomerular filtration rate calculations when staging chronic kidney disease in older adults.

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Dyspnea Review

Dyspnea in mechanically ventilated patients: an ERS/ESICM statement

Guidance from the European Respiratory Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine on dyspnea in critically ill, mechanically ventilated adults, covering key aspects such as prevalence, clinical significance, diagnosis, and management.

Read more
Open Access Hydrocephalus Case Study

Corticosteroids for hydrocephalus in neurosarcoidosis

Hydrocephalus is a rare complication of neurosarcoidosis, usually requiring prompt high-dose IV corticosteroids and neurosurgical treatment. Neurosurgery can have severe complications, but select cases may be eligible for drug treatment only.

Read more