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Low Back Pain Also May Resolve in Some After Hip Replacement

July 10, 2020. 12:00 PM CDT. Authors say careful evaluation of hip, back pain can help surgeons decide order of hip, spine intervention Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

ASCO: Relugolix Superior to Leuprolide in Advanced Prostate Cancer

May 29, 2020 And, enzalutamide improves median overall survival in nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

Exposure to Urban Air Pollution May Up Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

May 29, 2020 Adjusted risk 29 percent higher among those residing in more urbanized areas

AAOS: QR Codes on Children’s Casts May Be Useful for Care Info

May 28, 2020 In many cases, scanning the code keeps patients from needing to contact the treating physician

AAOS: Opioid Prescribing Down for Minor Ortho Injuries in Youth

May 28, 2020 However, 54.3 percent of patients received at least one dose of opioid during ED or clinic visit

Statin, Aspirin Uptake Low With Peripheral Artery Disease, Stroke

May 18, 2020 Authors call for increased awareness of need for treatment with secondary preventive medications

Post-AMI Home Health Care May Lower Risk for Readmission

May 18, 2020 Patients currently receiving home health care tend to be older, female, have underlying medical conditions

PFS Prolonged With Continuous Dabrafenib, Trametinib in Melanoma

April 29, 2020 Median PFS longer with continuous versus intermittent treatment, but overall survival similar

ENDO: Glycemic Control Good for Regular Human Insulin With V-Go

April 01, 2020 Mean change in HbA1c not significantly different with regular human insulin, rapid-acting insulin

ENDO: Thyroid Hormone Use May Up Mortality Risk in Older Adults

March 31, 2020 Increased risk for death seen for visits on LT4 versus those with isolated elevated TSH who were untreated

ENDO: Real-World Data Analyzed for Use of Insulin Pump in T1DM

March 31, 2020 Subgroup analysis shows time spent in target glucose range increased in auto mode versus manual mode

ENDO: Diabetes Diminishes Weight Loss Effect of Bariatric Surgery

March 31, 2020 Those without diabetes had increased odds of achieving 50 percent or more excess body-weight loss

ACC: E-Cigarette Use Continues to Rise

March 27, 2020 Authors say long-term health consequences remain unknown

ACC: Increase Seen in Death Rates Due to Hypertension-Related CVD

March 27, 2020 2007 to 2017 saw increase in death rates in rural and urban populations, for all age groups, both sexes

ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment

March 26, 2020 Risk for heart failure hospital visit declined with statins for women receiving anthracyclines, trastuzumab

ACC: Many Seniors Hospitalized for Heart Failure Not Tested for CAD

March 25, 2020 Rates of testing for coronary artery disease higher for heart failure patients with LVEF ≤40 percent