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Cheryl Guttman Krader
Endometriosis shows key features on CT
CT imaging may help to distinguish abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) from other abdominal wall masses.
Endometriosis may be tied to pregnancy complications
Researchers in Japan have found that endometriosis ups risks of certain complications.
Research suggests new approaches to treat AD
Research suggests new approaches to treat AD
Research aimed at understanding the host-microbial interface in atopic dermatitis is ongoing but already providing insights for novel therapeutic strategies.
Novel ocular hypotensive drug meets endpoints
Netarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02% met its primary and secondary efficacy endpoints in a third phase III trial investigating its non-inferiority to timolol maleate 0.05% for IOP lowering.
Intracameral prostaglandin analogue therapy delivers durable benefit
Five patients receiving an extended-release travoprost delivery system (ENV515, Envisia Therapeutics) in the anterior chamber have ongoing IOP-lowering with follow-up to 9 months in an ongoing study.
Exploring laser vision correction for myopia with/without astigmatism
A prospective masked study enrolling eyes with low to moderate myopia with or without astigmatism found significantly better efficacy, safety, and predictability with wavefront-guided LASIK compared with small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE).
Anticoagulant use in URS patients ups bleeding risk
Patients undergoing ureteroscopy while remaining on anticoagulant therapy may be at increased risk for bleeding complications, including significant bleeding events and unplanned returns to the operating room, according to a retrospective study
Stone retrieval device shows high versatility, efficacy
Results from bench studies favor a new open-faced stone retrieval device (Dakota, Boston Scientific) for having greater versatility, efficacy, and durability compared with a competing product, and the in vitro performance of the new instrument is consistent with early clinical experience, says Roger L. Sur, MD.
Discordance seen with reporting of food oxalate values
A study evaluating the oxalate content of foods as reported by two reputable sources shows discordance.
Endometriosis may be linked to heart disease
The finding of increased risk was robust across multiple endpoints and found to be highest among young women.