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Clopidogrel response decreased with chronic renal failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Chronic renal disease appears to reduce platelet responsiveness to clopidogrel, according to a Korean research team. Furthermore, increasing the dose of clopidogrel does not improve platelet responsiveness in these...

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Provocative tests cannot diagnose ulnar neuropathy at elbow

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Provocative clinical tests — palpation for nerve thickening and local tenderness, Tinel’s test and flexion compression tests – are of little value in diagnosing ulnar neuropathy at the elbow and should...

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Low molecular weight heparin an alternative to warfarin in pregnancy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For pregnant women who require chronic anticoagulation, low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) is an alternative to warfarin, but not an ideal one, according to a report in the November 1 American Journal of Cardiology. ...