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Cheaper alternatives to abciximab seen effective in primary PCI for MI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eptifibatide and tirofiban are effective alternatives to abciximab given during primary percutaneous intervention for ST-elevation MI, according to the results of a meta-analysis appearing in the American Journal of...

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ER diagnosis of pediatric clavicle fracture accurate with ultrasound

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bedside ultrasound can reliably diagnose clavicle fractures in children seen in the emergency department, with no more discomfort than radiographs — and without radiation. That finding comes from Dr. Keith P....

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Surgery before radiation not helpful for metastatic spinal cord compression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – On a matched-pair analysis, the results of decompressive surgery followed by radiotherapy for metastatic spinal cord compression were seen to be similar to those obtained with radiotherapy alone. That’s according to a...