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Effect of Thoracoscopic Talc Poudrage vs Talc Slurry via Chest Tube on Pleurodesis Failure Rate Among Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusions.
Importance: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is challenging to manage. Talc pleurodesis is a common and effective treatment. There are no reliable data, however, regarding the optimal method for talc delivery, leading to ...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett esophagus: an overview of evidence-based guidelines.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is an extremely common condition worldwide, with the published prevalence rates varying from 2.5% in China to 51.2% in Greece. Its economic and morbidity burden is vast, and optimizing care ...
Epilepsy deaths in children: Improvements driven by data and surveillance in pediatrics.
Epilepsy-related death in children and young people deserves understanding and intervention along with epilepsy-related deaths in adults. Risk of death from epilepsy varies at different ages, and the specific calculations ...
Acidophil stem cell pituitary adenoma: a case report and literature review.
In this article, we describe a very rare case of pituitary acidophilic stem cell adenoma, accompanied by a literature review. We present the case of 33-year-old woman with a history of amenorrhea, galactorrhea, elevated ...
Disease activity flares and pain flares in an early rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort; characteristics, antecedents and sequelae.
Background: RA flares are common and disabling. They are described in terms of worsening inflammation but pain and inflammation are often discordant. To inform treatment decisions, we investigated whether inflammatory and ...
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnosis and management: summary of updated NICE guidance.
This article summarises the most recent recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The updated areas are mainly concerned with the management of stable COPD and include self management ...
The UK Pleural Society.
With over 65 separate conditions affecting the pleura it is clear that pleural disease contributes hugely to the workload of respiratory physicians, who increasingly recognize pleural disease as a sub-specialty in its own ...
P671 Experiences of using vedolizumab in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in the East Midlands: a retrospective observational study.
Randomised controlled trials have demonstrated efficacy of vedolizumab in ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). Its use is increasing and data in the real-world setting is needed to inform future practice.A ...
Pharmacotherapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus in frail elderly patients.
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is expected to rise in the frail elderly population, which will have significant consequences for the health economy. Symptoms of hypoglycaemia can be subtle in the elderly. ...
Empowering the Delivery of Holistic Care for People with Learning Disabilities
(Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 2019)