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Other statins – not just atorvastatin – can reduce plaque volume in ACS

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pitavastatin is equivalent to atorvastatin in its ability to reduce coronary plaque volume in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), Japanese researchers have found. The JAPAN-ACE Investigators, led by Dr. Takafumi...

Ocular oncology

Metastatic eye disease

Miguel Materin, MD, Director of Ocular Oncology Section, Yale Eye Center, discusses metastatic eye cancer that can be caused by any cancer, but most commonly carcinomas. Summary: Breast cancer and lung cancer most commonly metastasize to the eye....

Intra-arterial chemotherapy

Retinoblastoma treatment options

Miguel Materin, MD, Director of Ocular Oncology Section, Yale Eye Center, discusses retinoblastoma and treatment options, which include enucleation and radiation, chemotherapy, cryotherapy and TTT (transpulillary thermotherapy protocol). Summary: ...