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Donor dopamine treatment improves kidney graft function

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Giving low-dose dopamine to brain-dead donors can improve graft function after kidney transplantation, according to trial findings reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association for September 9. The current...

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Perioperative statins improve cardiac outcomes of vascular surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment with fluvastatin both before and after vascular surgery decreases the incidence of cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction, according to results of a prospective Dutch study. Besides improving lipid...

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Surgery preferable to angioplasty for carotid stenosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A long-term trial has shown “no evidence to support the use of endovascular treatment” for carotid artery stenosis over endarterectomy in patients who are willing and able to undergo surgery, according to a...